PARIS: European and Japanese scientists on Thursday proudly unveiled the BepiColombo spacecraft ahead of its seven-year journey to Mercury, to explore one of the Solar System's most enigmatic planets. Set for launch in 2018, BepiColombo…
Tiny Mercury, the solar system's innermost planet, sailed across the face of the sun on Monday, a celestial dance that occurs about once every decade as Earth and its smaller neighboring planet align in space.
PARIS: Astronomers on Monday were preparing for one of the highlights of the skywatchers' year, when the Sun, Mercury and Earth all line up -- a phenomenon that happens just a dozen or so times per century.
Karachi: Hot and dry weather continue to persist Karachi, while temperature is likely to soar to 40 centigrade today (Sunday), ARY News reported.
KARACHI: At least two persons died on Friday due to the prevailing hot weather in Karachi, ARY News reported.
As mercury in Karachi soaring above 40 centigrade coupled with menace of power outages and water crisis, the provincial capital of Sindh, like all the cities in the northern hemisphere, will experience the longest day of the year today .
MIAMI: A NASA probe that has circled Mercury for the past four years will make a dramatic death plunge into the planet's surface in late April when it runs out of fuel.