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Researchers Discover Jet Stream in Earth's Molten Iron Core

Researchers Discover Jet Stream in Earth's Molten Iron Core

Lead researcher Dr Phil Livermore , from the University of Leeds, said: "The European Space Agency's Swarm satellites are providing our sharpest x-ray image yet of the core". This jet stream apparently resembles the jet stream phenomenon found in the atmosphere. As Chris Finlay from the Technical University of Denmark noted, " We know more about the Sun than Earth's core because the Sun is not hidden from us by 3000 km of rock".



Scientists discover jet stream in Earth`s molten iron core

The jet stream inside the Earth doesn't form a ring around the planet, as the ones in the atmosphere do. Scientists failed to explain why the molten iron river is moving faster. When material in both layers are forced toward the boundary, either by buoyant forces or by internal magnetic fields , the material in between is squeezed and pushed outward.


Four Government Officials Charged with Flint Water Crisis Involvement

Four Government Officials Charged with Flint Water Crisis Involvement

But Scott wants to see more done by Schuette and the Flint water investigation team that's brought charges against 13 people thus far, including former state Department of Environmental Quality employees. They face multiple felonies that each could result in 20-year prison sentences. However, the city's water source was switched from the Detroit water system, fed by Lake Huron, to the unfiltered and corrosive Flint River in 2014 in a bid to save money.



Illicit opioids driving increase in drug deaths in U.S.

Last year, 52,404 deaths related to drug overdoses were reported across the nation, and 33,091of those deaths were linked to prescription painkillers hydrocodone and oxycodone. For the first time, more people died from heroin overdoses than were killed by gun violence. A total of 16 states saw a jump in death rates from synthetic opioids including illicit fentanyl.


Jean Shepard's husband injured in fatal Hendersonville stabbing

Jean Shepard's husband injured in fatal Hendersonville stabbing

Late country singer Jean Shepard's granddaughter Icie Hawkins, 16, was found stabbed to death at the home of Jean's husband, Benny Birchfield , in Tennessee on December 17, according to a Daily Mail report. According to Vaughn, Hawkins was living in the home at the time, but Sanders was not. Hawkins' mother, Velvet Sloan , also posted on Facebook shortly after the death of her teenage daughter.



One Colorado elector fails to vote for Clinton, is replaced

The goal was to convince at least 37 Republican electors to vote for someone other than Trump, which would send the responsibility of picking the president to Congress. Baca noted that this was the first instance such an oath was administered in Colorado. After the electors had taken their oaths, they entered the foyer to cheers.