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Mercury Is Slowly Shrinking, Scientists Say

By Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times They say the world is getting smaller — and in Mercury’s case it’s literally true. Though it’s already the tiniest planet in the solar system, scientists say Mercury is still shrinking — and signs of that contraction can be clearly seen in distortions of the planet’s searing surface. The […]

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