Plasma Core TheoryMore Like This
Theory on Inner Earth Processes & Their Effects on the Mantle and Crust
By Jacob M. Zaccaria
August 30, 2011
The inner workings of the Earth, beyond our visibility, have been a fascinating scientific quandary for decades. Current facts, hypotheses & theories of plate tectonics, subduction, volcanism, and magnetism are based on the model that the Earth has an extremely dense iron-silicate core, a molten outer core, a gooey mantle and a hard but semi-malleable crust. It's a very good theory, but I provide a curious deviation to this model, which could redefine our knowledge of our planet tremendously.
This model that I propose holds that the outer core is not molten (liquefied matter) but plasma: a fourth state of matter that has been recently analyzed. Its makeup places it between high-energy gas and slightly less energetic liquid; there's also a "cooler" plasma state between liquid and solid. Fire, electric currents, the surface of the Sun, and lightning to name but a few are all manif