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Mercury is shrinking!

In 1400 billion years (or something, my maths was very rough) at current rates it will have shrunk to nothing!

Okay, that obviously is not going to happen, but apparently it has lost 7km in radius since it solidified. Proper article with real science and stuff here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-e….


(Image stolen from Wikipedia, taken by MESSENGER.)

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