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Mercury is shrinking? 'Great Valley' discovered on the planet points at evidence, says NASA! - See pic

Mercury is shrinking? 'Great Valley' discovered on the planet points at evidence, says NASA! - See pic

Mercury's great valley is bound by two large fault scarps cliff-like landforms that resemble stair steps.

Mercury's peculiar surface a mystery no more; NASA scientists solve the puzzle!

Mercury's peculiar surface a mystery no more; NASA scientists solve the puzzle!

Working with data from NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft, which orbited Mercury from 2011 to 2015, scientists in the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division have found that Mercury is extremely diverse.

Volcanic activity on Mercury stopped 3.5 billion years ago

Volcanic activity on Mercury stopped 3.5 billion years ago

Shedding new insight into the geological evolution of Mercury, researchers have found that major volcanic activity on the planet Mercury most likely ended about 3.5 billion years ago.

Toxic mercury found in Antarctic sea ice: Study

Toxic mercury found in Antarctic sea ice: Study

The study, led by a team from the University of Melbourne, found significant amounts of methylmercury, an especially dangerous strain of mercury, in the Southern Ocean, Xinhua news agency reported.
 

Follow these tips to save yourself from scorching heat!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The temperature levels are on the rise all across the country, with the northern part being severely affected.

This scorching heat can cause heat stroke which can be extremely fatal, even to an extent of taking a life.

Mercury transit: NASA captures rare celestial event as planet crosses vast face of Sun – Watch!

Mercury transit: NASA captures rare celestial event as planet crosses vast face of Sun – Watch!

Mercury will not make another transit until 2019 and then 2032.

Hundreds witness Mercury transit in Delhi, scientists in Srinagar disappointed

Hundreds witness Mercury transit in Delhi, scientists in Srinagar disappointed

In the national capital, people, especially children were mesmerized after watching the rare celestial event at the Nehru Planetarium.

Missed Mercury's rare transit? Don't worry you can still watch it here!

Missed Mercury's rare transit? Don't worry you can still watch it here!

The rare solar transit that that occurs just 13 times a century can be watched using magnification tools.

Mercury transit: Key facts about planet and the rare celestial event!

Mercury transit: Key facts about planet and the rare celestial event!

Here are some key facts about Mercury and this relatively rare astronomical phenomenon.

Mercury to make rare transit across the Sun today: How to watch it safely!

Mercury to make rare transit across the Sun today: How to watch it safely!

Mercury will begin its transit at 7:12 am EST (4:42 pm, India time) today and take about 7.5 hours to fully cross the face of the sun.

Transit of Mercury, May 9, 2016: Where, when and how to watch in India!

Transit of Mercury, May 9, 2016: Where, when and how to watch in India!

A transit occurs when one astronomical body appears to move across the face of another as seen from Earth or from a spacecraft. 

Heat wave: February's temperature similar to that of April!

With the arrival of summer season, mercury has started to climb. In the last 10 days of February, Heat has broken three years’s record. Watch the full video to know more!

Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

The best time to view the rare celestial spectacle is just before dawn.

Mercury rises in Delhi; Snowfall in Himachal, Kashmir

It was a warm day in the national capital with the maximum temperature rising to 27.2 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average.

Watch: 5 planets to be visible from Earth with naked eye!

Watch: 5 planets to be visible from Earth with naked eye!

Skygazers will get a celestial treat on January 20 i.e. Wednesday during the morning hours.

Leh freezes as mercury plunges to minus 12.1 deg

Leh recorded a minimum of minus 12.1 degrees Celsius -- down by over seven degrees from the previous night's minus 4.6 degrees, a MeT department official said.

Mercury level in dolphins linked to exposure in humans

Mercury level in dolphins linked to exposure in humans

The most toxic form of mercury known as methylmercury builds up in fish, shellfish, and animals that eat fish, and are the main sources of mercury exposure in humans.

Higher blood mercury level may increase glaucoma risk

 Lower blood manganese level and higher blood mercury level may increase risk of glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide.

Mercury rises by four degrees in Himachal

The mercury continued to rise across the hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, recording a rise of three to four degrees in the maximum temperature, which, in some areas, crossed 40 degrees Celsius.

Delhi records season's highest at 43.6 deg C

Delhi on Friday recorded the hottest day of the season with mercury shooting up to 43.6 degrees Celsius, four notches above the normal.