Claire. Posted September 19, 2016 #1 Share Posted September 19, 2016 How Much Fuel Is Inside Earth? The searing heat deep inside Earth is what keeps the planet churning — creeping tectonic plates, erupting volcanoes and a working magnetic field — but how much of this sizzling energy does the planet have in its tank? Scientists have long wondered how much energy remains in the planet today, 4.6 billion years after the rocky world formed. Now, a team of researchers plans to have an answer to the gargantuan question by 2025. By determining how much energy Earth has left, scientists will better understand the building blocks of the planet and its energy-spending processes. Read more: Live Science 1 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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