December 2012

New discovery confirms ice on Mercury

Everyone’s talking about Mars, but what about poor Mercury?

Mars has been hogging all the space news lately, what with the Curiosity roaming around on its surface and making discoveries that will change history itself.  But there are a few other planets in the solar system that need some love as well.  One of those is Mercury and scientists have found something that seems unlikely on this seriously hot celestial body - ice.