In today’s news round-up: Nasa scientists discover planetary system and Hefce chief sees more cuts ahead
Nasa scientists discover planetary system
Astronomers identify six planets orbiting a sun – the most similar system to our own yet discovered – 2,000 light-years away
Hefce chief sees more cuts ahead if loans forecast is out of kilter
Further “substantial cuts” in the teaching grant to universities may lie ahead if the tuition fees charged by English higher education institutions “cluster” around £9,000, the head of the funding council has warned.