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Submission + - Mercury much more active than previously thought

ThunderBird89 writes: NASA hus just released the latest results of the MESSENGER flyby, which indicate that Mercury is just more than the dead rock it was thought to be. Findings indicate a dipolar magnetic field powered by core cooling, massive amounts of water in the exosphere, and a tail of sodium ions 25,000 miles long. Check out the full mission report here, and the report about water here

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