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Iron rain fell on early Earth

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories' Z machine have helped untangle a long-standing mystery of astrophysics: why iron is found spattered throughout Earth's mantle, the roughly 2,000-mile thick region between Earth's core and its crust.

 

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/dnl-irf031815.php

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great to see that heavy metal was alive and well even in the early days......rock on!

 

I'll fetch my coat  :80:

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