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Subject: Effect of planetary core temperatures on lifeforms

Date: Mon Sep 4 09:20:16 2000
Posted by Pete Bufton
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Area of science: Astronomy
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Earth has a hot liquid core. Do we know if any of the other solid planets 
in the Solar System have hot cores ?

Is a hot core a requirement for the possibility of life existing on a 
planetary body ?

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