Reference:

Lars Stixrude and R.E. Cohen, "High-Pressure Elasticity of Iron and Anisotropy of Earth's Inner Core," Science 267, 1972-75 (1995).

Lars Stixrude and R.E. Cohen, "Constraints on the crystalline structure of the inner core: Mechanical instability of BCC iron at high pressure," Geophysical Research Letters, 22, 125-28 (1995).

This research is supported by the National Science Foundation and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Production Credits:

Writing: Michael Schneider.

HTML layout/coding: R. Sean Fulton, Michael Schneider

Earth illustration: Keelin Murphy, educational outreach program, Center for High Pressure Research.

Originally published in Projects in Scientific Computing, 1996, (c) Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, 1996.

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