Earth Sciences and Ecology Question #1160
Nicole, a 10 year old female from Des Moines asks on January 7, 2003,
Does the Earth's core rotate with the crust??
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answered on January 8, 2003
Yes. It rotates in the same direction and a fraction of a second faster than the crust. This discovery was made a few years ago and you can find out more at Columbia University where they made the discovery.
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