Space

The Sun’s Center Is 39,000 Years Younger Than Its Surface

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman was quoted as saying that Earth’s center should be a day or two younger than its surface. 50 years later, scientists re-did the math.

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Sources:
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0143-0807/37/3/035602
https://www.sciencealert.com/earth-s-core-is-2-5-years-younger-than-its-crust-thanks-to-the-curvature-of-space-time
https://www.uam.es/personal_pdi/ciencias/jcuevas/Teaching/GPS_relativity.pdf

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GPS_Satellite_NASA_art-iif.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sun_poster.svg

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