mercury : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
- n (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes
- n the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun
- n temperature measured by a mercury thermometer
the mercury was falling rapidly
- A vision and experiment for 30 years, the mercury-vapor turbine is now finally developed to a point where it may yield the 50% or more increase in power-producing efficiency .
- More successful and profitable than attempts to create gold from mercury is the actual creation of electricity at Hartford, Conn.
- Q A: With renewed focus on high-mercury tuna, one public-health expert says the real danger is that we're not eating enough fish.
News & Articles
- Mercury 90, Mystics 82
The Phoenix Mercury have one of the WNBA's most consistent scorers and the league's top rookie, and needed both to hold off the Washington Mystics on Friday night.
June 22, 2013 - Fox Sports
- Mercury down Mystics
Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Diana Taurasi scored 31 points and the Phoenix Mercury defeated the Washington Mystics 90-82, on Friday. Brittney Griner, the first overall pick of the 2013 WNBA Draft, had 21 points and four blocks for the Mercury, who have won four of their last five games.
June 22, 2013 - WGRZ-TV Buffalo
- Used Mercury OEM Parts Now Listed Online for Parts Research at AutoProsUSA.com
Used Mercury OEM parts are now listed for buyers online performing parts research at the AutoProsUSA.com company. These used units are now part of the Ford, Lincoln and Mercury division of parts that are available for consumer purchase on the company website. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/used-mercury-oem-parts/parts-for-mercury-cars/prweb10860610.htm
June 22, 2013 - PRWeb
- David Mamet in TheImproper.com
I talked to Jeremy on the phone, and he told me that he discovered that he had a very high level of mercury. So my understanding is that he is leaving show business to pursue a career as a thermometer,he told Daily Variety.
- Paul Offit in International Herald Tribune
This becomes the fourth study to look for subtle signs of mercury toxicity and show the answer was 'no,'said Dr. Paul Offit, chief of infectious diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the author of a book on autism research and...
- Christopher Kraft in Guardian Unlimited
But "on Mercury, Gemini and Apollo, he flew all three and did not make a mistake," said Christopher Kraft, who was Schirra's Mercury and Gemini flight director and later head of NASA's Johnson Space Center. "He was a consummate test pilot....