Evidence suggests that Mercury has been known since at least the time of the Sumerians in the third millennium BC.
Mercury is a chemical element with symbol Hg and atomic number 80. It is
commonly known as .... In November 2014 "large quantities" of mercury were
discovered in a chamber 60 feet below th...
There is no single person who is credited with the discovery of Mercury. Mercury
is one of the five planets that can be seen in the night sky without using a ...
Timocharis made the first recorded observation of Mercury in 265 BC. ... chosen
the next two projects that will join a special series called the Discovery Program.
Dec 24, 2015 ... If you're wondering about the discovery of Mercury, though, it's been known since
prehistoric times, so there's no way to really know who made ...
Dec 23, 2015 ... Mercury is one of the 5 planets visible with the unaided eye. Even thousands of
years ago, ancient astronomers knew that the 5 wanderers ...
Discovery of Mercury. Dr. Doug Stewart. Mercury or quicksilver has been known
since ancient times. We do not know who discovered ...
Jul 3, 2008 ... And Mercury has shrunk in on itself more than previously suspected. ... Until
Mariner 10 discovered Mercury's magnetic field in the 1970s, Earth ...
Mercury is visible with the naked eye, hence ancient astronomers knew of its
existence thousands of years ago. No single person is credited for discovering
Mercury is the planet that is closest to the sun. It is also the smallest. These two
factors make it hard for experts to thoroughly probe Mercury. So.