Ice, maybe organics on Mercury

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Ice, maybe organics on Mercury

Post by Lazarus on 29th November 2012, 4:30 pm

MESSENGER Finds New Evidence for Water Ice at Mercury's Poles
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/messenger/media/PressConf20121129.html

Some of the ice is buried under "unusually dark material" that may be organics deposited by impacts of comets and volatile-rich asteroids. The possibility of organics at Mercury's poles is certainly interesting if true.
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