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Why does Earth's outer-core rotate in the opposite direction to the inner-core?

Could it be that when the mess that made up Moon of the Earth collided with the Earth, it imparted a slightly different spin to the mantle than to the inner core, because the molten outer core did not ...
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Is there exchange of energy between the solar wind and Earth's core?

Based on the Lorentz force law yes there would be some interaction between the molten outer core and the particles of the solar wind. The magnitude of the interaction, for many of the particles, is ...
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