Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Slashdot Deals: Prep for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Save 95% on the CompTIA IT Certification Bundle ×
NASA

Submission + - Mystery Rising Within Mercury->

astroengine writes: "Something besides volcanic eruptions and asteroid and comet impacts has sculpted the surface of Mercury — an unknown process, possibly still going on today, that causes the ground to swell from the inside out. The evidence, collected by NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft currently orbiting the innermost planet, is scattered all over Mercury, including a dramatic finding that half of the floor of the biggest crater on the planet has been raised above the walls.

The MESSENGER's team findings were announced at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Houston on Wednesday and will be published in this week's Science."

Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Mystery Rising Within Mercury

Comments Filter:

It is impossible to travel faster than light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off. -- Woody Allen

Working...