No one actually knows who found or discovered the planet Mercury. Since ancient times, man was aware of this and other planets because they were visible in the sky. For example, the ancient Babylonians, Greeks and Romans... More » Science Astronomy Planets

The information on a fish mercury level chart includes the type of fish; if it is canned, fresh or frozen; the number of samples tested; and the source of the data. The chart also tells the reader when the data was colle... More »

The only known side effect of the type of mercury used in some flu shots is mild redness or swelling at the injection site in rare patients who are allergic to it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

No one person discovered the planet Mercury. It has been observed for thousands of years, and although people might not have known what it was, they knew of its existence as early as 3000 B.C. More » Science Astronomy Planets

The planet Mercury derived its name from the Roman god Mercury by virtue of being the fastest planet that travels across the sky. Due to Mercury's proximity to the sun, the planet is able to revolve quickly around the ma... More »

Mercury has a radius of 2,439.7 kilometers, making it smaller than some moons and the smallest planet in the solar system. Its mass is equal to 0.055 of Earth's. More »

The planet of Mercury is extremely hot during the day and becomes terribly cold at night. The temperature during the day on Mercury can reach as high as 800 degrees Fahrenheit, while the night temperatures can plunge to ... More »