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# mercury - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Mission to discover the mysteries of Mercury blasts off

The BepiColombo blasted off from French Guiana earlier today.

# mercury - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 signs the Mercury Music Prize winners might be insufferable Young Fathers

6 signs the Mercury Music Prize winners might be insufferable

Young Fathers have left a few people scratching their heads.

# mercury - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's how to fluke your way through any Mercury Music Prize conversation Cheat Sheet

# mercury - Friday 17 January, 2014

Column: Why is Pluto not a planet?

Most of us grew up learning that there were nine planets in the Solar System. But why did Pluto get demoted? Conor Farrell explains how our understanding of the icy body changed.

# mercury - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Scott Carpenter, second US astronaut in orbit, dies at 88 RIP

Scott Carpenter, second US astronaut in orbit, dies at 88

He died in a hospice from complications following a stroke.

# mercury - Friday 20 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge NASA spot Han Solo formation on the surface of Mercury Far Far Away

NASA spot Han Solo formation on the surface of Mercury

It totally looks like him, if you squint a bit.

# mercury - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Video: This is what it looks like to rocket away from Earth Pale Blue Dot This post contains videos

Video: This is what it looks like to rocket away from Earth

As it sped towards Mercury, a NASA spacecraft snapped 358 images looking back at Earth over 24 hours.

# mercury - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Nations sign treaty aimed at reducing mercury emissions

Around 140 countries decided on the deal after all-night talks in Geneva.

# mercury - Friday 30 November, 2012

NASA: Closest planet to sun, Mercury, harbours ice

Scientists have confirmed a vast amount of ice at the north pole at the planet’s north pole – despite its proximity to the sun.

# mercury - Thursday 1 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge WHO? Never heard of them! Mercury Music Prize cheat sheet Mercury This post contains videos

WHO? Never heard of them! Mercury Music Prize cheat sheet

You’ll be cranking up the Plan B, Field Music and Django Django at that party/family dinner this weekend.

# mercury - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Planets to align over Ireland after sunset tonight

Keep an eye on the skies tonight as Venus, Jupiter and Mercury are set to align with the moon this evening.

# mercury - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Mercury Prize nominees announced Mercury This post contains images

Mercury Prize nominees announced

There are no Irish nominees on this year’s shortlist – although we can claim one-quarter of James Blake as ours….

# mercury - Friday 11 March, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.