OMG Mercury has water ice and organics. But what does that really mean?

Has Curiosity detected organics on Mars? Not yet, said NASA in a press conference held earlier today. But last week, the Agency presented some of the most compelling evidence to date that Sun-scorched Mercury not only hosts impressive quantities of water ice, but organic (i.e. carbon-containing) molecules. But why is… »12/03/12 5:13pm12/03/12 5:13pm