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Hopkins Scientists Plan To Study Mercury Until Messenger Spacecraft Crashes

Running out of gas and time. After orbiting the planet Mercury for the past three years, the Messenger Spacecraft– built here in Maryland– is headed for a crash landing.

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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

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