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Mercury Found In Mexican Pyramid Holds Key To Teotihuacan’s Tomb

Teotihuacan Pyramid of the Moon / Imgur

After 6 years of pain-staking archaeological work inside of Teotihuacan’s famed Pyramid in Mexico, researchers have come across a curious discovery that may bring them one step closer to finding the pre-Aztec pyramid’s royal tomb. Beside the stone sculptures, fine jewelry ...

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NASA’s Messenger Probe Comes To Fiery End On Mercury

Planet Mercury /Photo: Flickr

Mercury is the smallest and fastest planet in the solar system, racing through space at 105,000 miles per hour, circling the sun every 116 days. But besides small size and swift speed, little was known about this mysterious planet until  (MErcury ...

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Mercury Levels Rising In Yellowfin Tuna


  According to a new study published this week in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, mercury levels in Pacific tuna are rising. Scientists at the University of Michigan believe that evidence of the increased levels of mercury in the ...

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MESSENGER Spacecraft By NASA to End Its Mission by Crashing on Mercury

NASA's MESSENGER probe to end 11-year mission by crashing into Mercury…on purpose

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The MESSENGER spacecraft by the space agency NASA, which was collecting information about mercury for almost 3 years, is about to end its life cycle as it has been projected to crash into the surface of the same planet in ...

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Name A Crater On Mercury


You can name a crater on Mercury. NASA recently reported that the Mercury orbiter the MESSENGER located five of the impact craters over the last three years of its mission. The Mercury orbiter has been circling the planet since March ...

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