Luhman 16B is the nearest brown dwarf to Earth, and the third nearest star system to our solar system
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Monday 24 June 2013
Soldiers recovered more bodies as they cleared debris in villages flattened by landslides and monsoon floods in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, bringing the death toll from torrential rains above 1,000, the home minister said today.
Wednesday 19 June 2013
In summers gone by, today's weather statistics would hardly be worth a mention. But after a freezing winter, snow in May and a miserable summer so far, this afternoon at least brought a sunny smile to many British faces.
Monday 17 June 2013
Torrential downpours in northern states wash away roads, buildings and vehicles
Monday 17 June 2013
Temperatures will reach a high of 26C today and could hit 30C tomorrow
Friday 14 June 2013
It follows the coldest spring in more than 50 years
Friday 14 June 2013
World No 5 attended daughter's graduation hours before tee-off as deluge caused delays
Sunday 02 June 2013
Tornadoes have killed twelve people in central Oklahoma, including a mother and her baby, and menaced Oklahoma City where 11 days ago a twister ranked as EF5, the highest level, tore through the suburb of Moore, killing 24.
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Large explosion as train hits truck
Wednesday 27 March 2013
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Tuesday 19 March 2013
About 16 people have been killed in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountain town north of Rio de Janeiro, state officials said.
Weather warning issued for snow and ice as commuters are told to prepare for possible Monday rush-hour disruption
Monday 11 March 2013
Commuters are being warned that snow fall could disrupt journeys during today's rush-hour as the band of sleet and snow turns heavier overnight
'Like summer on steroids': Australia’s hottest ever year blamed on climate change, with 'really frightening' temperatures in store
Monday 04 March 2013
A climate “on steroids” was to blame for a summer of record-breaking heatwaves, severe bushfires, cyclones and floods, according to Australia’s leading climate change scientists.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Australia's major iron ore port was shut down and residents along a remote stretch of the country's west coast ordered to take shelter as a powerful cyclone bore down on the region today, bringing drenching rains and lashing winds.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
In 1967 we didn't know that man-made chemicals could hole the stratospheric ozone layer. The term "global warming" had not been coined, and the link between climate change and human activities was not well-made. Some scientists thought a new ice age was approaching in the coming decades, not believing that polar and glacier ice would be melting at record rates, leading to unprecedented rates of rises in sea level.
Friday 15 February 2013
Heidi Talbot employs an engaging blend of ancient and modern on Angels without Wings, embracing traditional folk forms within a sleek modern production involving the discreet use of such stellar players as Mark Knopfler and dobro king Jerry Douglas.
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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