Mercury's Vulcan heat may help the planet make ice

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Mercury's Vulcan heat may help the planet make ice

There’s ice on Mercury, where daytime temperatures reach 400 degrees Celsius, or 750 degrees Fahrenheit. A new study says that the Vulcan heat on the planet closest to the sun likely helps make some of that ice. NASA / Georgia Tech / Guberman / Brumfield

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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Created On: Mar 12, 2020 - 1:18pm
  • Last Updated: Mar 17, 2020 - 11:53am