mercury

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely heard the phrase "Mercury retrograde," usually used as a scapegoat for challenges and obstacles that come up in daily life.

But what is Mercury retrograde? And why does it have such a bad reputation?

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If you're an early riser, you'll be treated to the sight of five planets in the sky lining up with each other and you don't need a telescope to see it!

The five planets — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — will be aligned in the eastern sky over Canada and visible to the naked eye.

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Nearly two months after the historic triple conjunction of Saturn, Jupiter, and Mercury, two planets will once again be putting on a spectacle that is a must-see for space nuts.

Just before the sun rises on the morning of Friday, March 5, the solar system's largest planet, Jupiter, will be forming a conjunction with the smallest planet, Mercury.*

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A mysterious spree of mercury spills in Vancouver has seen crews respond to assess and clean up the hazardous materials at least four times in recent weeks.

The first three were all found a few days apart in different locations in Stanley Park, but the most recent one was right downtown on Monday, October 5.

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