The planet Mercury is named after the messenger of the Roman gods because of its fleeting nature across the sky. Find out the reason behind its incredible speed, if it is indeed the hottest planet in the Solar System, and why the smallest planet in the solar system is slowly shrinking.
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32 COMMENTS

  1. You’d think a big outfit like NGEO would find a narrator who properly says “thee Earth” and “thee outermost” and “thee ancient” instead of “thuh Earth” “thuh outermost” And “thuh ancient.” Sounds like you’re hiccuping! Go back to elementary school, lady!

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