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Step Outside And See Mercury At Sunset
2013-02-09 10:02:39

NASA has recently discovered a very strange planet. Its days are twice as long as its years. It has a tail like a comet. It is hot enough to melt lead, yet capped by deposits of ice. And to top it all off ... it appears to be pink.

2013-01-20 23:01:37

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Facebook's Messenger For iOS Adds Voice
2013-01-17 09:30:21

It wasn’t all that long ago that Facebook decided they’d begin testing a feature in their Messenger for iOS app which allowed users to place free calls to one another. Now, less than 2 weeks later, Facebook has said they’ve begun rolling out the feature to all US users.

Disney Name Goes Interplanetary With Impact Crater Identity
2012-12-21 13:55:02

Mercury has gained a little more fame in the eyes of Hollywood, after the International Astronomical Union (IAU) agreed to name nine impact craters after Walt Disney.

Mercury Found To Have Ice And Organic Material
2012-11-29 18:33:50

Researchers using data taken by NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft have found evidence of water ice deposits and organic material on Mercury.

2012-11-27 09:02:02

NASA will host a news conference at 2 p.m. EST on Thursday, Nov, 29, to reveal new observations from the first spacecraft to orbit the planet Mercury.


Latest MESSENGER Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Planet Mercury -- in astronomy, nearest planet to the sun, at a mean distance of 36 million mi (58 million km); its period of revolution is 88 days. Mercury passes through phases similar to those of the moon as it completes each revolution about the sun, although the visible disk varies in size with respect to its distance from the earth. Because its greatest elongation is 28, it is seen only for a short time after sunset or before sunrise. Since observation of Mercury is...

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Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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