Cientists Found a Huge 'Jet Stream' of Liquid Iron Within Earth's Core and It's Moving Fast

Posted on Mar 20, 2017

There was an amazing revelation about the discovery of a huge liquid flowing through the outer part of Earth's core and it's moving fast.

1. Scientists Discovered a Strange Liquid That Moves 30 Miles Per Year

Scientists Discovered a Strange Liquid That Moves 30 Miles Per Year
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And it is estimated that the liquid will be making its way beneath Siberia and Alaska but it is not estimated when.

2. The Liquid Moves with the Help of Our Planet's Magnetic Field

The Liquid Moves with the Help of Our Planet's Magnetic Field
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The liquid stream is actually iron in liquid form and that explains why the magnetic field is helping it move.

3. "It's a Very Dense Liquid Metal, and Takes a Huge Amount of Energy to Move This Thing Around"

"It's a Very Dense Liquid Metal, and Takes a Huge Amount of Energy to Move This Thing Around"
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A Danish scientist called Chris Finlay elaborated.

4. He Also Says That It Could Be "The Fastest Motion We Have Anywhere Within the Solid Earth"

He Also Says That It Could Be "The Fastest Motion We Have Anywhere Within the Solid Earth"
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The huge stream is 260 miles wide. Also, its size increases by 31 miles every year.
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