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How do scientists know how hot the core is?

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Asked by vijay shukla, 27 Jan '13 08:30 pm
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There is no way to measure the temperature at the Earth's core directly. We know from mines and drill holes
Answered by Quest, 27 Jan '13 10:02 pm

 
  
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Mostly analytical method by extrapolating the temperature gradients.
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 27 Jan '13 08:31 pm

 
  
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