Mercury, the innermost planet of the solar system, is a little bigger than the Earth's Moon. ...Read more
Mercury has very little atmosphere. The planet's small size means that its gravity is too weak ...Read more
Mercury is the only terrestrial planet other than the Earth that has a significant magnetic ...Read more
If Uranus is the "tilted planet", Mercury might be called the "upright planet". The spin axis ...Read more
All of the relevant information about Mercury collected on one page, including details about size, orbit ...Read more
Here are two stories about Mercury, one of the gods in the Roman pantheon. Mercury was identified ...Read more
A table containing information about the spacecraft that have visited Mercury ...Read more
Access wonderful captioned photos and illustrations that will inspire and excite you. ...Read more
These are links to other great web sites about Mercury. But beware: you don't want to get ...Read more
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Did you know that many different
cultures had myths
about Earth goddesses and gods
Did you know that the Maori god of wind and storms, Tawhiri, had 13 cloud children, as well as the children rain, mist, and fog?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xSlickensides : Slickensides are polished striated rock surfaces caused by one rock mass moving across another on a fault.
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Lake Tanganyika, the second-oldest and second-deepest lake in the world, could be in for some rough waters. Geologists have determined that the East African rift lake has experienced unprecedented warming...Read more