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If a planet were cut in half but stayed hemispherical, how hot would the ocean on the flat side be? [closed]

Some time ago I asked a question about gravity on a hemispherical planet. What would gravity be like on a hemispherical planet? Would the water all boil away at first, quickly cooling the core of ...
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Earth's Temperature [closed]

I have a question regarding earth's temperature... How come the average temperature in the middle east (Israel, Saudi Arabia, Sudan or lower) is always so much significantly higher than in Europe ...
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Why has Earth's core not become solid?

The Earth is billions of years old, yet its core has not yet cooled down and become solid. Will this happen in the foreseeable future?
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Why isn't the Earth's core temperature the average of its surface temperatures?

Assuming that the earth is spherical, that its temperature is continuous, and that some other more or less realistic conditions hold, we might think that the Earth's core temperature should be about ...