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Mercury

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Here's what the lunar eclipse looked like from Mercury

Cameras on Earth weren't the only ones keeping an eye on the "blood moon" eclipse last week. NASA's Messenger space probe also captured the event.

By October 14, 2014

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'Lab on a phone' detects mercury in water

Researchers at UCLA are using a 3D printer to produce an inexpensive, lightweight smartphone attachment that could ultimately take the place of large, expensive lab equipment.

By February 5, 2014

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John Lennon gets his own Mercury impact crater

John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.

By December 20, 2013

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Mercury's north pole is probably chock full of ice

While Mars dominates space-related headlines, a stunning revelation from Mercury could end up being one of the biggest astronomy stories of the year.

By November 30, 2012

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Correction: Images from vantage point of Saturn and Mercury

An earlier version of this image gallery misspelled the name of the Cassini spacecraft and misstated where in space the images were taken. This is only the third time ever that Earth has been imaged from the outer solar system. It has also been clarified that the Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency.

By July 23, 2013

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NASA photos show Earth from vantage point of Saturn, Mercury

For the first time, we can see what our planet looks like from other outposts in the solar system -- some of which are 900 million miles away.

By July 22, 2013

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Use your cell phone to detect mercury levels in water

Chemists say they've manufactured a sheet that changes color when dipped in mercury-tainted water, and that taking a picture of the sheet with a mobile phone or digicam can quantify the toxin's concentration.

By February 6, 2013

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Remembering Cece Bibby, NASA's Mercury capsule artist (pictures)

The trailblazing artist who designed the insignia for the United States' first manned orbital spacecraft in 1962 and hand-painted it on the capsule, died yesterday at age 84.

16 Images By November 15, 2012

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Testing the Huawei Mercury's 8-megapixel camera (photos)

Cricket's first smartphone with an 8-megapixel camera has several charms in addition to the shooter.

8 Images By January 25, 2012

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014