Rare super-mercury discovered

Artist's impression of super-mercury, with a comet-like exosphere of vaporized rock. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

With data from NASA’s Kepler space mission and ESO’s HARPS and CORALIE spectrographs, a team lead by an Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researcher, was able to discover a rare super mercury.


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