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+ - Robot to journey to the center of the earth

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iambarry
iambarry writes "In what would be sure to lead to a global catastrophe if not for the heroic action of one special robot, scientists are planning a mission to the earth's mantle : "the hole exposes the mantle, the material that makes up Earth's interior...We do not know why that is...Because of this gap we can see directly into the Earth's mantle." A "robotic device will land on the bottom of the crater...and dig into the mantle to bring back samples.""

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