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  • Earth's surprise inside: Geologists unlock mysteries of the planet's inner core

    Illinois geology professor Xiaodong Song led a research team that used seismic waves to look at the Earth's inner core. They found that the inner core has surprisingly complex structure and behaviors.

    Illinois geology professor Xiaodong Song led a research team that used seismic waves to look at the Earth's inner core. They found that the inner core has surprisingly complex structure and behaviors.

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  • To reach Xiaodong Song, call 217-333-1841; email: xsong@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Equatorial anisotropy in the inner part of Earth’s inner core from autocorrelation of earthquake coda,” is available online.