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Earth’s inner secrets divulged in ‘Into the Heart of Our World’

New book takes readers on voyage deep inside the planet

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9:00am, January 23, 2016
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EARTH’S GUTS  A new book explains how decades of scientific research have revealed Earth’s interior structure thousands of kilometers deeper than humans have ever ventured.

Into the Heart of Our World
David Whitehouse
Pegasus Books, $27.95

More than 150 years ago, Jules Verne imagined a fantastic voyage into Earth’s depths. In reality, the planet’s innards are no less remarkable than the Jurassic--period monsters and subterranean labyrinths that Verne envisioned: Iron crystals stretch 20 kilometers long, colossal plumes of

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