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On estimating the molecular viscosity of the Earth’s outer core: comment on the paper by D E Smylie et al.

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The paper “Direct observations of the viscosity of Earth’s outer core and extrapolation of measurements of the viscosity of liquid iron” by D E Smylie, V V Brazhkin, and A Palmer [Phys. Usp. 52 (1) 79 (2009)] is subject to critique for its proposed approach to estimating the viscosity of the Earth’s outer core.

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PACS: 66.20.−d, 91.35.−x (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0179.200901e.0106
Citation: Zharkov V N "On estimating the molecular viscosity of the Earth's outer core: comment on the paper by D E Smylie et al." Phys. Usp. 52 93–95 (2009)
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Оригинал: Жарков В Н «Об оценке молекулярной вязкости внешнего ядра Земли (О статье Д.Е. Смайли, В.В. Бражкина и A. Палмера „Прямые наблюдения вязкости внешнего ядра Земли и экстраполяция измерений вязкости жидкого железа“)» УФН 179 106–108 (2009); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0179.200901e.0106

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