Thanks to Time Dilation, Earth’s Core is 2.5 Years Younger Than its Surface

Scientists have put a famous claim by physicist Richard Feynman to the test—that the general theory of relativity predicts the Earth’s core has aged more slowly than its surface. The Case of the Missing Time Now here’s some weird science for you. The Earth’s surface is actually 2.5 years older than its core. Meaning that the core of our planet (the inside) is 2.5 years younger than the surface (the outside). Don’t take my word for it—it’s all courtesy of a little theory developed by an obscure physicist named Albert Einstein. Now,…

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