Instrument breaks record and detects exoplanets with only 40% of the earth’s mass – Sidereal Messenger

An international team with the Very Large Telescope in Chile has achieved an impressive achievement: the discovery of an exoplanet of around 40% of the earth’s mass in a star 35 light-years away. It was the first time such a humble world was examined using the radial velocity technique, which measures distortions in the star’s … Read more

CNPq restores full access to Lattes platform after blackout – 08/08/2021 – Science

Full access to the Lattes platform was restored on Saturday evening, according to a statement by the CNPq (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development) (7). In the document, the competent authority stated that the system is working again, making it possible to update curricula and register new users. The note also states that the … Read more

López Obrador and the militarization of Mexico – 08/08/2021 – Latinoamérica21

Although Mexico has the best-trained generation of professionals in the country’s history, neither President Andrés Manuel López Obrador nor Mexican society have confidence in their abilities and have “frozen” a public administration that has need to be renewed. In this scenario, the government chose to use the armed forces to perform a myriad of functions. … Read more

Taliban capture key city in northeastern Afghanistan and already control 4 capitals – 08/08/2021 – world

The fundamentalist Taliban group took this Sunday (8) one of the most important steps to date in the military offensive to take control of Afghanistan by subjugating the city of Kunduz, a large urban center in the northeast. from the country. The rebels also took the northern town of Sar-e Pol. The new territorial conquests … Read more

US says November Nicaraguan election ‘has lost all credibility’ – 07/08/2021 – World

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Saturday (7) that the elections scheduled for November in Nicaragua “have lost all credibility” because of dictator Daniel Ortega’s maneuvers to dismiss opponents of the protest. On Friday (6), the Supreme Electoral Council of Nicaragua (CSE) disqualified the right-wing Citizens for Freedom (CxL) party, which leads an … Read more