https://www.pbs.org/now/science/mercury.html

Jan 21, 2005 ... For several years NOW has been investigating mercury in the fish ... Today, mercury is used for the manufacture of industrial chemicals and for ...

http://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/80/mercury

Element Mercury (Hg), Group 12, Atomic Number 80, d-block, Mass 200.592. Sources, facts, uses, scarcity (SRI), podcasts, alchemical symbols, videos and ...

https://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele080.html

Mercury conducts electricity and is used to make silent, position dependent switches. Mercury vapor is used in streetlights, fluorescent lamps and advertising  ...

https://www.livescience.com/39232-facts-about-mercury.html

Dec 18, 2014 ... Despite its toxic qualities, mercury can still be useful to us. The element conducts electricity and is used in electrical switches of thermostats and ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_(element)

Mercury is a chemical element with the symbol Hg and atomic number 80. It is commonly ... Mercury is used in thermometers, barometers, manometers, ..... much less common today than they once were, now that the toxic effects of mercury and ...

https://www.thoughtco.com/mercury-element-facts-608433

Jan 23, 2019 ... Mercury is used in fluorescent lamps, thermometer, float valves, dental amalgams , in medicine, for the production of other chemicals, and to ...

http://www.chm.bris.ac.uk/webprojects2004/hooper/uses.htm

USES OF MERCURY. Being the only metal which is liquid at room temperature mercury has some specialist uses: It is used in thermometers because it has a ...

https://www.cityofbaraboo.com/vertical/sites/%7BD06131C5-F452-44C7-954E-97BD998BCA20%7D/uploads/Mercury_All_Around_Us.pdf

today. In Roman mythology, Mercury was a swift messenger of the gods. Elemental ... ancient Greeks and Romans used mercury in cosmetics and it was also ...

https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-25130770

Nov 30, 2013 ... Mercury's bright red ore, cinnabar, has been employed as a pigment since Neolithic times. Some 10,000 years ago, the earliest artists used it to ...

https://www.epa.gov/mercury/basic-information-about-mercury

Jan 29, 2019 ... Elemental or metallic mercury is a shiny, silver-white metal and is liquid at room temperature. It is used in older thermometers, fluorescent light ...