• earthsky.org | 1/5/2019 | Eleanor Imster
    View larger | Photo via Brett Joseph. Brett Joseph captured this image in San Anselmo, California on Friday morning. He wrote: Moon - Mercury - Prepare - Disappearance - Trick Moon and Mercury...
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  • phys.org | 12/28/2018 | Staff
    The processes that led to glaciation at the cratered poles of Mercury, the planet closest to the sun, have been modeled by a University of Maine-led research team.
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  • phys.org | 11/19/2018 | Staff
    Alongside the all-too-visible deforestation, the Amazon is facing an invisible but increasing threat from mercury pollution according to a new WWF report released today at the Second Conference of...
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  • earthsky.org | 12/19/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    Jose Lagos in Maastricht, Netherlands, caught Venus (top, far right), Mercury (towards horizon) and Jupiter (just rising over horizon) on December 18, 2018. “Beautiful way to start the day!” he...
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  • phys.org | 12/9/2018 | Staff
    In the summers of 2017 and 2018, heat waves and drought conditions spawned hundreds of wildfires in the western U.S. And in November, two more devastating wildfires broke out in California,...
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  • earthsky.org | 12/5/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    Moon and Mercury from Lunar 101 – Moon Book, December 5, 2018. Many people saw the waning moon and dazzlingly bright Venus earlier this week (photos here), and Bruce McClure at EarthSky had...
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  • ScienceDaily | 12/5/2018 | Staff
    Forest fires release substantial amounts of mercury into the atmosphere, but some mercury remains behind in wildfire ash. The fine, powdery nature of this material makes it prone to runoff into...
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  • earthsky.org | 11/6/2018 | Bruce McClure
    Today – November 6, 2018 – the planet Mercury reaches its greatest eastern elongation, that is, its maximum angular separation of 23 degrees from the setting sun for this evening apparition.
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