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A Better Way to Study Earth, and Lessons from Jellyfish Galaxies

A new detector can use neutrinos to help us take a peek inside Earth, and a study of jellyfish galaxies can help us understand more about an unsolved problem in astronomy.

Thumbnail Credit: NASA, ESA Acknowledgements: Ming Sun (UAH), and Serge Meunier
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Sources:

Neutrinos:
https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.96.036005
https://physics.aps.org/synopsis-for/10.1103/PhysRevD.96.036005
http://www.indiana.edu/~geol105/images/gaia_chapter_3/seismic.htm
https://www.learner.org/courses/essential/earthspace/session3/closer2.html
http://theconversation.com/the-source-of-up-to-half-of-the-earths-internal-heat-is-completely-unknown-heres-how-to-hunt-for-it-81524
https://arxiv.org/abs/1306.2903
http://timeblimp.com/?page_id=1033
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ahep/2015/256351/
http://www.dunescience.org

Jellyfish Galaxies:
https://www.nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/nature23462
http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/03/24/scientists-predict-our-galaxys-death/
https://astrosociety.org/edu/publications/tnl/71/howfast.html
https://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Fabian3/Fabian1_1.html
http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/R/Ram+Pressure+Stripping
https://arxiv.org/abs/1504.07105

Images:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Earthquake_wave_shadow_zone.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chrysaora_jelly.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NASA%27s_Hubble_Finds_Life_is_Too_Fast,_Too_Furious_for_This_Runaway_Galaxy_(12952512944).jpg

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