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The Planet Mercury Is Reportedly Shrinking

Mercury, the smallest planet in our solar system, is reportedly shrinking. It is estimated that the planet’s diameter has contracted by almost 14 kilometers since it was first formed almost 4 billion years ago. Mercury, a shrinking planet Earth’s massive mountains and steep cliffs are said to be the result of colliding tectonic plates. But ...

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The planet Mercury.