Mercury

Mercury Is 'Shrinking'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

The poor tiny planet of Mercury is becoming even tinier - and more wrinkled. Nasa'a Messenger spacecraft has determined it has shrunk by seven kilo...

This Incredible Picture Of Venus Is 40 Years Old

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Tech

We're pretty used to amazing pieces of tech taking incredible photographs in space these days - so much so that we sometimes forget how it all began. ...

Crater On Mercury Named After John Lennon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Tech

The International Astronomical Union has named a crater on Mercury after John Lennon. The late former-Beatle was given the honour along with nine o...

Is Sushi Healthy?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While many believe that sushi is a healthy, low-calorie meal - a welcome lunch alternative to fast food or pre-packaged sarnies oozing with mayonnaise...

NASA Finds 'Han Solo Encased In Carbonite' On The Surface Of Mercury

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Tech

In a neat reversal of another recent dubious discovery, a human has been found on Mercury. Well, not quite. But a picture taken by Nasa has intrigu...

Some Chinese Medicines Contain 'Dangerously High' Toxin Levels, Warn Experts

PA | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Health regulators have issued a warning over some Chinese medicines, saying they contain "dangerously high" levels of lead, mercury and arsenic. Th...

WATCH: Mercury Spins In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Tech

We're sorry to have to be the ones to tell you, but you're never going to Mercury. The journey alone would involve hideous amounts of exposure to r...

New Nasa Photos Show Off Mercury In Brilliant 3D Map

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Tech

Brand new pictures taken by Nasa have shown off the planet Mercury in never-before-seen glamour. For the first time, Nasa have been able to create...

Nasa Finds Water Ice And 'Dark Deposits Of Organic Matter' On Mercury

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has found evidence of "abundant" ice and organic material beneath the surface of Mercury. Enormous black patches of dark material have been fo...

Alt-J Scoop Mercury Prize

WENN/PA | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

British rockers Alt-J have won the prestigious Mercury Music Prize for their album 'An Awesome Wave'. They beat acts including rapper Plan B to win...

Earth Is Being 'Showered' With Poisonous Mercury

PA | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK

Earth is being showered with mercury from the upper atmosphere that can land anywhere and enter the food chain, a study has shown. ...

Mercury and its Marvellous Retrograde

Todd Savvas | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Todd Savvas

As I sit down to write yet another blog draft I try to think of an interesting and (hopefully) witty spiritual take on something happening right now.