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Iron snow maintains Mercury's magnetic field!

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Re: Iron snow maintains Mercury's magnetic field!

Unread postby Grey Cloud » Sat May 10, 2008 12:42 pm

The mind boggles.
A snowball fight would certainly sort the men from the boys.
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Re: Iron snow maintains Mercury's magnetic field!

Unread postby Solar » Sat May 10, 2008 1:11 pm

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Re: Iron snow maintains Mercury's magnetic field!

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Re: Iron snow maintains Mercury's magnetic field!

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Re: Iron snow maintains Mercury's magnetic field!

Unread postby viscount aero » Mon May 12, 2008 11:25 pm

hahahahahahahahahahaha

"iron snow"

is that like "iron butterfly?"


hahahahahahahahahahahaha

this is science?!
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Re: Iron snow maintains Mercury's magnetic field!

Unread postby MGmirkin » Tue May 13, 2008 12:22 pm

All joking aside, the theory goes that Mercury's core is composed of Iron watered down by Sulfur, if I read it right. And at certain temperatures / densities, the iron will "precipitate" out of solution? OF course the theory is wholly based on assumptions of an internal dynamo that hasn't ever been observed, per se. So, it's all very speculative...

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Mercury Updates

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Re: Murcury Updates

Unread postby substance » Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:44 am

Wow, they really have limitless imagination! :shock: That`s actually quite a good start for a sci-fi film, I wonder if anyone has actually started putting a script together to offer it in Hollywood. :lol:
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Re: Mercury Updates

Unread postby GaryN » Sat Jul 05, 2008 11:29 am

Call me cynical, but why would you send a probe billions of miles that will come within a hundred miles or so of a planet, and only equip it with 1 Megapixel cameras? The best images at Messengers closest approach would yield a 20 M/pixel resolution, but I can find no images approaching that, and the best ones look really fuzzy to me.

from btc.montana.edu

"Both of the MDIS cameras have 1024 pixels in each column and 1020 in each row, for a total of over a million pixels per image."
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Re: Mercury Updates

Unread postby Grey Cloud » Sat Jul 05, 2008 4:48 pm

Don't know if you saw this:
Smallest planet shrinks in size
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7489557.stm
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Re: Mercury Updates

Unread postby substance » Sat Jul 05, 2008 11:52 pm

Am I the only one that thinks you cannot conclude that a whole planet is shrinking just because of some "lobate scraps" or however these things are called, around some craters?! :roll:
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Re: Mercury Updates - Latest News, WATER on Mercury???...

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Re: Mercury Updates

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Re: Mercury Updates

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