Mercury Contains Water Ice At Its Poles

 

 

 

 

Source: http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/the_missio...

 

 

 

 ” It may be the closest planet to the Sun, but even Mercury has water ice. A lot in fact—as much as 100 billion to 1 trillion tons, according to a trio of studies published today by scientists working with NASA’s MESSENGER orbiter. The findings, out today in the journal Science, are the first to give strong evidence of water in Mercury’s polar regions, following decades of speculation. “

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