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A reservoir of water three times the volume of all the oceans has been discovered deep beneath the Earth’s surface. The finding may explain where Earth’s seas came from, and lend some interesting evidence to the Hollow Earth Theory.

The water is hidden inside a blue rock called ringwoodite that lies 700 kilometres underground in the mantle, the layer of hot rock between Earth’s surface and its core.  The huge size of the reservoir throws new light on the origin of Earth’s water. Many geologists think water arrived in comets as they struck the planet, but the new discovery supports an alternative idea that the oceans gradually oozed out of the interior of the early Earth.

“It’s good evidence the Earth’s water came from within,” says Steven Jacobsen of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. The hidden water could also act as a buffer for the oceans on the surface, explaining why they have stayed the same size for millions of years.

What a cool theory.

Also kind of scary to think that some day the world could be all ocean, no land. 

Maybe there's a hidden drain somewhere.

Imagine if we could go down there. I wonder what we would find. 

what the heck?!?  now i feel duped.  the earth is not full of liquid hot magma with a solid iron core??

earth core

Of course not. This is a much more accurate model:

http://pandawhale.com/post/11625/the-earths-core-is-powered-by-giant-hamsters

haha!  i love it, adam!

Someone was very creative. 

But now I can't think of the earth's core without imagining a giant hamster wheel.

go ahead!  that's way more fun than an iron ball!

Just don't go too fast!

Hamster enjoying wheel gif - PandaWhale

can't... stop... watching!!

I keep thinking the next time the hamster is gonna make it!

i'm wondering if he slowed down or got hung up!  it's happening so fast, i can't tell!!

He doesn't slow down so I guess he got hung up. Not that it deters him from trying again.

little cutie!  what is he?  i need one!!

I believe that is a dwarf hamster:

dwarf hamster

<coughoxymoroncough>

haha!  and that one looks like a lovely lady dwarf hamster!  look at her eyelashes!!

She's a vampster!

Despicable Me It's So Fluffy gif Tumblr

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