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New Hypothesis For Mercury's Unusual Formation
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Mercury, research, discovery, science, scientists, nasa, space, solar system )

Michael
- 2 days ago - iflscience.com
The formation of Mercury has perplexed planetary scientists for quite some time, as it has a wide variety of unique features when compared to other terrestrial planets in the solar system.
Water Ice And Organic Compounds Discovered On Mercury, Surprises Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, research, space, mercury )

Heidi
- 589 days ago - planetsave.com
Even with its incredibly close distance to the Sun, and its extreme heat, the planet Mercury has been found to have water ice in deep craters at its poles. And not just water ice, there is apparently also organic material that has collected there.
It's Official! Water Ice Discovered on Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: Mercury, science, space, technology, research, scientists, discovery, interesting )

Carrie
- 591 days ago - space.com
It's time to add Mercury to the list of worlds where you can go ice-skating. Confirming decades of suspicion, a NASA spacecraft has spotted vast deposits of water ice on the planet closest to the sun.
First Look at Planet Mercury From Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, Mercury, nasa, news, science, space )

Dan
- 1201 days ago - cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com
NASA's Messenger spacecraft just unveiled the first picture of Mercury taken by an orbiting spacecraft that includes a wedge of the planet that has never been photographed close-up before. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
History Made: MESSENGER Orbital Photograph of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: Mercury, NASA, space, first photo )

Anna
- 1201 days ago - news.discovery.com
After the successful orbital insertion of NASA's MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry and Ranging) spacecraft on March 17, the much anticipated first photo from Mercury orbit is here. This is a historic photograph of the solar .....
NASA Spacecraft Now Circling Mercury -- a First
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, spacecraft, Mercury, space )

Anna
- 1213 days ago - news.yahoo.com
For the first time, Earth has a regular orbiting eye-in-the-sky spying on the solar system's smallest and strangest planet, Mercury.NASA's spacecraft called Messenger successfully veered into a pinpoint orbit Thursday night after a 6 1/2-year trip and....
Mercury Found To Have Comet-Like Appearance By Satellites Looking At Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Mercury, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Michelle
- 1389 days ago - spacedaily.com
Scientists from Boston University's Center for Space Physics have reported that NASA satellites designed to view the escaping atmosphere of the Sun have also recorded evidence of gas escaping from the planet Mercury.
First Global Map of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: Mercury, Global Map, research, science, Geophy )

Sophie
- 1670 days ago - wired.com
The first ever global map of Mercury was released here Tuesday at the American Geophysical Union meeting.
Mercury Found in All Fish Caught in U.S.-Tested Streams
Science & Tech  (tags: u.s., geological, survey, mercury, fish, freshwater, streams, discovery, investigation, science, research, health, habitat, ecosystems, nature, environment, pollution, health, risks, warning, disease, illness, coal, mining, safety, food )

Tom
- 1779 days ago - usatoday.com
The U.S. Geological Survey's research marks its most comprehensive examination of mercury contamination in stream fish. The study found that 27% of the fish had mercury levels high enough to exceed what the Environmental Protection Agency considers safe.
Vitamin D Not Flu Shots   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Vitamen D, sunlight, winter, sunshine, research, science, health, Mercola, aluminum, formaldehyde, mercury, U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prev, i.u. vitamen D, autism )

Gregory
- 1991 days ago - youtube.com
A Group Health study found that flu shots do not protect elderly people against developing pneumonia -- the primary cause of death resulting as a complication of the flu.There is some evidence that flu shots cause Alzheimers disease, containing mercury...
Astronomy Picture of the Day : 2008 November 03: A Spectacular Rayed Crater on Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: Mercury, craters, NASA, spacecraft, APL, Astronomy )

Blue
- 2077 days ago - antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov
Pictured, a particularly spectacular rayed crater spanning approximately 80 kilometers was imaged by MESSENGER during last month's flyby from about 20,000 kilometers up. The rays prevalence is a mystery because space weathering effects such as dust ...
Spacecraft Reveals Stunning New Views of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: space, Mercury, photos )

Isabel
- 2104 days ago - livescience.com
A NASA probe has begun beaming back stunning new images from its successful second flyby of Mercury, the planet closest to the sun.
Messenger Is Alive and Shooting (Check the Best Photos!)
Science & Tech  (tags: photos, space, mercury, science, discovery )

Nelson
- 2242 days ago - amazus.org
Nasa sent Messenger to investigate mercury which is the smallest and densest planet in our solar system. Beside having the oldest surface and being the closest to the sun, Mercury also has the largest daily temperature variations in his surface.
Simulation Reveals Possible Cause of Mercury's Distinctive Features
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, technology, investigation, environment, space, concept, design, computers, convection, cooling, mantle, Mercury, planet )

Jeannine
- 2309 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A Prof of geosciences at Virginia Tech,has created numerical simulations of the three-dimensional nature of convection within Mercury's silicate mantle using High-Performance Earth Simulation System,high-speed,high-capacity 768-core Del computing cluster.
Quantum Logic Clock Rivals Mercury Ion as World's Most Accurate Clock
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, NIST, technology, computers, concept, aluminium, atomic, beryllium, clock, mercury, optical, quantum, time, news )

Jeannine
- 2319 days ago - nist.gov
An atomic clock that uses an aluminum atom to apply the logic of computers to the peculiarities of the quantum world now rivals the world's most accurate clock,based on a single mercury atom.Both 10 times more accurate than the current U.S. time standard.
 

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