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Deep Ringing of the Sun Hints at a Speedy Core

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Science  04 May 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5825, pp. 673
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5825.673

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Excruciatingly subtle vibrations in the solar surface coming from the sun's very core, reported online in Science this week (www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1140598), hint that the core is rotating faster than the rest of the sun. (Read more.)