These findings could have positive consequences for any future human explorers
Models and simulations have provided strong evidence that Mercury’s plasmoids could be accelerating electrons from the Sun
Research over the past three decades has suggested that water is frozen on the first rock from the Sun
New imagery shows geologic features that indicate the tiny planet is still contracting today, joining Earth as a tectonically active planet in our Solar System
The MESSENGER mission has released the first global digital elevation model of the innermost planet
The planet Mercury is being pelted regularly by bits of dust from an ancient comet, a new study has concluded
New information about the build of the Solar System’s innermost world have been revealed
It’s the first rock from the Sun, so what is Mercury’s atmosphere like?
Take a look at some stunning images of the Earth that have been snapped over the past five decades, including the latest picture of our world recently taken by the Cassini spacecraft from Saturn.