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Progressing along a logical path of discovery is rather like following a path through the wilderness. Occasionally the path splits, presenting a choice; the correct logical interpretation leads to further progress, the wrong choice leads to confusion.
 
 

Description: Show Description Figure 13. Hubble Space Telescope image of spiral galaxy, M101.
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Description: Show Description Figure 5. Chemical compositions of the major parts of the endo-Earth. From Herndon (2008).
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Description: Show Description Figure 4. Relative abundances of the major and minor elements in the Abee enstatite chondrite, normalized to iron, showing their relative amounts in the alloy and silicate portions. Note that calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), and silicon (Si), normally lithophile elements, occur in part in the alloy portion.
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Description: Show Description Table 1. Fundamental mass ratio comparison between the endo-Earth (lower mantle plus core) and the Abee enstatite chondrite.
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Description: Show Description Figure 3. Schematic representation of the major parts of the Earth. From Herndon (2008).
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Description: Show Description Figure 2. Scan of the congratulatory letter Inge Lehmann sent to J. Marvin Herndon.
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Description: Show Description Figure 1. Photograph of Inge Lehmann beside a scan of her original diagram showing discovery of the Earth’s inner core (Lehmann, 1936). For improved clarity, the circles representing the inner core and the fluid core have subsequently been traced over in red and purple, respectively. The shadow zone, not specifically marked on her original diagram, is indicated in blue. Note the reflection of ray #5 into the shadow zone.
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Description: Show Description Figure 12. Hubble Space Telescope image of anomalous galaxy, UGC 10214.
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Description: Show Description Figure 14. Hubble Space Telescope image of barred spiral galaxy, NGC 1300.
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Description: Show Description Figure 10. Hubble Space Telescope composite image showing three galactic jets, lengths, top to bottom, 865 000 light years, 4000 light years, and 10 000 light years.
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Description: Show Description Figure 11. Hubble Space Telescope image of anomalous galaxy NGC 4676.
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