Mercury's crust is thinner and more dense than conventionally believed, claims scientist

Nicholas Fearn
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New calculations suggest Mercury has a much bigger core relative to its volume, according to University of Arizona scientist

Mercury's crust may be thinner than conventionally believed, according to a University of Arizona scientist , who made the claims following an analysis of the mathematical calculations. Mercury ...

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