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Mercury

Winter, Weather, Thermometer, Big Chill, Cold, Chilly

Temps On Roller Coaster This Week

Monday morning brought the coldest temperatures of the season to South Florida with low temperatures dropping to the low to mid-40′s. The coldest low this winter before Monday was 47 degrees at Miami International Airport and 46 degrees at Fort Lauderdale.

CBS4–03/04/2013

Scientists working with NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft program, (L to R) Sean Solomon, David Lawrence and Gregory Neumann, explain new findings during a press conference at NASA headquarters November 29, 2012 in Washington, DC. Recent studies performed by the spacecraft indicate support for a hypothesis that the planet Mercury planet harbors abundant water ice and other frozen materials within its shadowed polar craters. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NASA: Probe Confirms Ice On Mercury

Everyone knows there is ice at the North Pole of Earth. Now a special messenger has just confirmed that there is also ice on the north pole of Mercury – the closest planet to the sun.

11/29/2012

Part of a South Miami office building was evacuated due to a small mercury spill on Friday, August 10, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Mercury Spill Leads To South Miami Building Evacuation

Part of a South Miami office building has been evacuated due to a hazardous materials situation.

CBS4–08/10/2012

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I-Team: Impact of Mercury on the Florida Ibis

A Florida scientist has just completed an experiment of a lifetime. It shows that when Ibis were exposed to the common chemical contaminant mercury, it caused male birds to mate with male birds.

CBS4–03/01/2011