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Subject: Why is the center of the Earth Not hollow?

Date: Fri May 4 10:42:01 2001
Posted by John
Grade level: nonaligned School: No school entered.
City: FWB State/Province: Fl Country: USA
Area of science: Astronomy
ID: 988987321.As

I have read in your archives that; #1 The center of the earth is not hollow. #2 
That if it were and you were at the center, you would be in zero g because 
there would be equal amounts of mass in all directions. With that said, why is 
the center of the earth not hollow? There are two forces at work trying to make 
it hollow. The first force is spin (centrifugal force) and the second is 

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