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Seismograph data reveals boundaries from crust to core

An artistic impression of the inner structure of Mars. The top layer is the crust and underneath the mantle, which rests on a solid inner core. Photo credit: Courtesy of NASA / JPL-Caltech) Using data from NASAInSight Lander on MarsRice University seismologists have made the first direct measurements of three subterranean boundaries from the crust to the core of the …

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TrueNAS Core will soon replace FreeNAS – and we are testing the beta

Earlier this week, network storage provider iXsystems announced the release of TrueNAS 12.0-BETA1, which FreeNAS will replace in the course of 2020. The main offering of the new TrueNAS core is – like FreeNAS before – a simplified, graphically managed way, the functions and advantages of the ZFS file system for end users. In the simplest environments, this may just …

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“Ice Giant” – Blasted Fossil Core of a massive Jupiter-sized planet discovered (weekend feature)

Posted on July 5th, 2020 in Astronomy, Exoplanets, Science A strange ice giant, which cannot be explained by previous theories, was discovered by NASA scientists with the Exoplanet Sleuth Transit Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS, which had “first light” on August 7, 2018). The planet TOI-849 b is the most massive planet in Neptune size and the first with a density …

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Unexpected, widespread structures discovered near the Earth’s core – “A completely new perspective”

Earthquakes send sound waves through the earth. Seismograms record the echoes when these waves move along the core-mantle boundary and bend and bend around dense rock structures. New research from the University of Maryland offers a first comprehensive overview of these structures and shows that they are far more widespread than previously known. Photo credit: Doyeon Kim / University of …

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