Sean Solomon

Carnegie Institution for Science

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Principle Investigator for the Mercury Mission at the Carnegie Institution for Science and Director of its Department of Terrestrial Magnetism

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For a week now, excited astronomers have been looking at close-up images of Mercury, where temperatures range from 800° to -300°.

Messenger Spacecraft Sends Back Pictures of Mercury

For a week now, excited astronomers have been looking at close-up images of Mercury, where temperatures range from 800° to -300°.

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