The man who ‘killed’ Pluto

In 2005 Professor Mike Brown and his team discovered a new dwarf planet at the edge of our solar system. He spotted Eris in the Kuiper belt – a region of icy objects beyond Neptune. It was more massive than Pluto and left astronomers with a dilemma: whether to add it and other larger bodies, […]

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Mumbai rains: At least 30 killed in downpour

Heavy monsoon rains have been lashing the western city of Mumbai, India’s financial capital. At least 30 people have died in landslides, a building collapse and from electrocution. Transport services have been hit and many areas are reporting flooding. The weather department has issued a red alert, warning people of heavy rains over the next […]

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