According to a new study, the nearest planet to the Sun may have once been a lot more habitable.
This spectacular celestial event, which only happens a few times per century, will be visible for 5.5 hours.
A dust ring like that found in the orbits of the Earth and Venus has been found in the orbit of Mercury as well.
In a new study, scientists have worked out that, on average, Mercury is actually closer to us than Venus.
The ambitious new mission will see two satellites placed in to orbit around the closest planet to the Sun.
With its 60-ton cargo of mercury, the wreckage of U-864 is an environmental disaster waiting to happen.
Venus, Mars and Mercury will all be temporarily disappearing behind the Moon over the next few hours.
After more than a decade in space NASA's Messenger spacecraft has ended its mission with a bang.
Significant quantities of the metal have been found inside the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent.
NASA's Messenger spacecraft has caught an unusual looking shape on the nearest planet to the sun.
NASA's Messenger probe has revealed frozen organic materials on the closest planet to the sun.
Move over Face on Mars - Disney's beloved mascot has been photographed by the Messenger probe.
In a spectacular event Venus, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter will all line up in the sky this Friday.
The Messenger spacecraft's year-long mission in orbit around the planet Mercury has now begun.
NASA's Messenger spacecraft has successfully become the first ever to orbit the planet Mercury.
NASA's Messenger probe has revealed intense electromagnetic storms in the planet's magnetic "tail".
NASA's Messenger spacecraft has returned data revealing several things previously unknown about the nearest planet to th...
A controversial new theory has been proposed suggesting that our moon didn't form around the Earth but instead formed in...
NASA's Messenger spacecraft has taken a close up look at the planet Mercury, revealing many features that have never bee...