inner core

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inner core

[¦in·ər ′kȯr]
(geology)
The central part of the earth's core, extending from a depth of 3160 miles (5100 kilometers) to the center of the earth. Also known as siderosphere.
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But the field is tilted slightly and offset from Earth's center.
2 percent of the sun's diameter and is the closest to the Earth's center - wasn't set to happen until 9:54 a.
Wouldn't gravity at Earth's center be zero, not max?
Muddy CGI, sluggish pacing make story of scientists at the Earth's center utterly hollow.
HENRIETTE HULDISCH ON ROSA BARBA'S OUTWARDLY FROM EARTH'S CENTER (2007)
Sathwik Karnik won the 25th annual geography bee on Wednesday -correctly answering the question, "Because Earth bulges at the equator, the point that is farthest from Earth's center is the summit of a peak in Ecuador.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists have determined the temperature near the Earth's center to be 6000 degrees Celsius, 1000 degrees hotter than in a previous experiment run 20 years ago.
Newer techniques have allowed experts at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility to determine the temperature near Earth's center to be 6,000 degrees Celsius (10,832 degrees Fahrenheit).
There, Kern is farther from Earth's center than when he's at the poles.
So near the equator, Kern is farther from Earth's center than he is at the poles--which decreases the pull of gravity.
Similarly, but on a much bigger scale, more mass went toward Earth's center, and it started spinning faster.