SoT 83: Science At The Speed Of Science

December 10, 2012

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Water Ice Discovered on Mercury

Tradar image of Mercury’s north polar region is shown superposed on a mosaic of MESSENGER images of the same area. All of the larger polar deposits are located on the floors or walls of impact craters. Deposits farther from the pole are seen to be concentrated on the north-facing sides of craters
Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington/National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center, Arecibo Observatory.

Dr. Kevin Orrman-Rossiter is the Senior Research Services Officer, Faculty of Science at University of Melbourne. For more than twenty years he has worked as a research scientist in academia and industry. Kevin writes about science on his blog, Lucid Thoughts, as well as The Conversation and Australian Science.

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