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Seven things you didn't know about Mercury

Cool facts about Mercury gathered by the Messenger probe during its first flybys.

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Messenger mission to Mercury

NASA page with lots of info on the Messenger spacecraft, the first to visit Mercury since 1975.

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How Project Mercury Worked

A brief description of how Project Mercury work. This site is part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com

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The 200-year-old mystery of Mercury's orbit — solved!

The story of how Einstein's theory of gravity solved the paradox of Mercury's orbit.

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Why does liquid mercury and Einstein’s theory of relativity fit together?

The liquid state of the element mercury was a big conundrum until Einstein's theory of relativity was incorporated into the calculations of the electrons.

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Barometer

Description of how mercury barometers measure pressure.

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Anomalous Precessions

The precession of the orbits of inner planets, especially Mercury, cannot be accurately described by Newtonian theory but are in close agreement with general relativity.

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Franck-Hertz Experiment

In 1914, James Franck and Gustav Hertz performed an experiment which demonstrated the existence of excited states in mercury atoms, helping to confirm the quantum theory which predicted that ...

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