TITLE

Mercury—the impossible planet?

AUTHOR(S)
Croswell, Ken
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/1/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1771, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the unknown astronomic information still held by the planet, Mercury. Importance of Mercury; Space probes sent to Mercury; Composition of the planetary surface; Comparison with Earth; Theory on the extreme effect of the Sun on the planet; Composition of its atmosphere; Problems involved in the space exploration to Mercury. INSET: The slow emergence of the swift planet..
ACCESSION #
10552431

 

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