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Fraser
2012-Apr-13, 09:10 PM
Until relatively recently, Mercury was one of the most poorly understood planets in the inner solar system. The MESSENGER mission to Mercury, is changing all of the that. New results from the Mercury Laser Altimeter (MLA) and gravity measurements are showing us that the planet closest to our Sun is thin skinned and wrinkled, which [...]

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