The Rock Cycle Versus Stellar Metamorphosis: The Rock Cycle is Outdated

Authors: Jeffrey Joseph Wolynski

All phases of matter exist in stars as they cool and evolve. This means the rock cycle has a closed loop between solid/liquid material and does not give the complete picture of stellar evolution (planet formation), nor does it explain the structures found on the Earth such as a giant iron nickel/core, which comprises a much larger portion of the Earth than just a thin lithosphere.

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[v1] 2017-07-17 07:37:26
[v2] 2018-11-24 14:08:05

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