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2014 hottest year on record: US scientists

According to US scientists, year 2014 was the hottest year on record, with global average temperature increasing about 0.8 degrees Celsius since 1880. It was revealed by two separate analyses carried out by NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Key outcomes 10 warmest years since records began in the 19th century have all ..

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NASA's planet hunter spacecraft Kepler discovers 'Super-Earth'

National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has discovered  a exoplanet i.e. ‘super-Earth’ located 180 light-years from Earth as part of its new Kepler 2 (K2) mission. The discovered ‘super-Earth’ is dubbed as HIP 116454b. Key facts of discovery The discovery was confirmed after the measurements were taken by the HARPS-North spectrograph of ..

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