The Phoenix Mercury nearly ended what's now a nine-game losing streak to the Minnesota Lynx last week. To give themselves a chance to keep the skid from reaching double digits, the Mercury will likely have to find a way to contain Maya Moore for the entire game this time.... Full story
NEW YORK (AP) The New York Liberty signed Samantha Prahalis to a seven-day contract on Monday. Prahalis was picked seventh by the Mercury in the 2012 WNBA draft and averaged 11.6 points and 4.5 assists last season. With Diana Taurasi moving to the point this year, Prahalis' time was cu... Full story
Mercury is looking good for its age. Even the oldest parts of the surface of the planet closest to the sun are only 4 billion to 4.1 billion years old, not 4.5 billion years old — the age at which the planet formed, a new study finds. Full story
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Image from MESSENGER spacecraft of craters on the surface of Mercury
At sunrise on Thursday Aug. 16, Mercury and Venus are both as far from the sun in the sky as they can get. The crescent moon will help you to find Mercury.