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ERIC Number: EJ1017622
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
How Inge Lehmann Discovered the Inner Core of the Earth
Rousseau, Christiane
College Mathematics Journal, v44 n5 p399-408 Nov 2013
The mathematics behind Inge Lehmann's discovery that the inner core of the Earth is solid is explained using data collected around the Earth on seismic waves and their travel time through the Earth.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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