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Hopkins Scientists Help Discover Ice On Hot Planet Mercury

A world of fire and ice. It turns out the planet Mercury has both.

11/30/2012

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Too Much Tuna Means Too Much Mercury For Kids

The FDA and EPA recommend that children consume no more than one can of albacore tuna per week.

09/25/2012

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Light Bulb Recycler Pleads In Md. Mercury Case

Maryland’s attorney general says his office is seeking prison time and significant fines for a fluorescent light bulb recycler who pleaded guilty to mercury handling violations.

01/18/2012

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Md. Scientists Unlock Secrets Of Planet Mercury

It’s way too hot to handle, but scientists in Maryland are unlocking secrets of the planet Mercury.

06/21/2011

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Spacecraft Built By Md. Scientists Takes New Pictures Of Mercury

Spacecraft built by Maryland scientists is the one and only vehicle orbiting the planet Mercury.

03/31/2011

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Johns Hopkins Plays Role In 1st Spacecraft In Mercury’s Orbit

A first for the American space program, and Johns Hopkins University plays a critical role. Together with NASA, its applied physics lab attempted to put the first spacecraft into Mercury’s orbit.

03/18/2011

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Mercury Visible Sunday As NASA Craft Approaches

Earth is about to get better acquainted with its oddball planetary cousin, Mercury, a rocky wonderland of extremes.

03/11/2011