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16 de Fevereiro de 2020.

Arrokoth, o objecto mais longínquo

O Arrokoth (como agora se chama) é vermelho, frio e formou-se há 4000 milhões de anos. Afinal, o que é que sabemos sobre o objecto mais longínquo que já visitámos? Três artigos científicos publicados esta semana na revista Science trazem-nos mais novidades. Sabemos agora que não se formou violentamente, que tem 4000 milhões de anos e é totalmente vermelho e frio. A partir de Novembro, o nome do objecto mais longínquo que visitámos até agora – o 2014 MU69 – passou a ser Arrokoth, que significa “céu” na língua indígena norte-americana do povo powhatan. Até então, era conhecido pela alcunha de Ultima Thule, expressão em latim que significa um “lugar além do mundo conhecido”. A mudança aconteceu porque Ultima Thule […]
15 de Fevereiro de 2020.

Bilderbuch

Because Bilderbuch has the perfect amount of craziness and talent they deserve to be my number one of Austria. A lot of Austrian artists tend to be a little bit “crazy” or seem to be “different” to the norm, e.g. “Falco”, “Young Hurn”, “Seiler und Speer”, “Conchita Wurst” and many, many more… In fact, there are probably more “weird” than normal, successful artists in our country. “Bilderbuch” originally was established in 2005, when the four members were approximately 14 and 15 years old –  but more or less became fully internationally known in 2017 with their major hit “Bungalow”. It also was at that time, that one of their other songs, “Maschin”, became really famous as well, although having had […]
14 de Fevereiro de 2020.

Janeiro de 2020 foi o mais quente

Os quatros Janeiros mais quentes aconteceram nos últimos quatro anos. Na Antárctida, foi registado já em Fevereiro um recorde de 18,3 graus Celsius e, três dias depois, os termómetros registaram uma temperatura máxima de 20,7 graus. O último mês de Janeiro foi o mais quente desde que há registos climáticos – que existem há 141 anos –, avançou na quinta-feira a agência norte-americana para os oceanos e atmosfera (NOAA, na sigla em inglês). Os quatro meses de Janeiro mais quentes desde que há registo aconteceram nos últimos quatro anos, desde 2016. Os dez mais quentes aconteceram desde 2002. Ainda que o primeiro mês de 2020 tenha sido o mais quente a nível global, na Europa foi o segundo mais quente […]
13 de Fevereiro de 2020.

Carlo Waibel

Carlo Waibel is a German musician. His artist name is Cro. His music is a mix of Rap and Pop music and very popular by German teens. Curious is that nobody knows exactly how he looks like because he is always wearing a panda mask. He does that for privacy reasons, for example, to be able to walk on the streets like anyone else without being recognized. He was born in 1990 in the south-western part of Germany. He first started to produce music when he was 10 years old. After he finished school he started to work as a cartoonist. Time-wise, he continued producing music. In 2011 he had his break through, due to the musician Jan Delay who […]
12 de Fevereiro de 2020.

A SINFO 27 está quase aí!

Semana Informática do Instituto Superior Técnico. De 17 a 21 de Fevereiro de 2020, a informática chega ao Instituto Superior Técnico para a 27ª edição da SINFO. Através de oradores internacionais, presença de várias empresas (nacionais e internacionais) da área e workshops, durante a primeira semana do segundo semestre de aulas da Universidade de Lisboa, todos os alunos do IST (e não só!) terão a oportunidade de conviver de perto com os professionais das várias áreas da informática, e abrir as portas para o seu futuro profissional! Confirmações Hannes Poser – Supervisor de CG @ Imagine Engine Hannes iniciou a sua carreira trabalhando como freelancer na área de CG antes de se juntar à Pixomondo em 2008, aonde ficou até […]
12 de Fevereiro de 2020.

Comunicado: Majoração

Comunicado do Reitor da Universidade da Madeira A questão da majoração, para compensar os sobrecustos devidos à condição insular e ultraperiférica das universidades da Madeira e dos Açores, foi um dos temas que marcou, nos últimos anos, a agenda estratégica destas universidades. Como é bem conhecido, por iniciativa do Grupo Parlamentar Socialista, a Assembleia da República, por unanimidade, na Lei do Orçamento do Estado (LOE) de 2019 (no seu artigo 72.º), encarregou o Governo de promover os estudos necessários, com vista à majoração do financiamento das instituições públicas de ensino superior das regiões autónomas, para compensar os sobrecustos da insularidade e da ultraperiferia e contribuir para o reforço da coesão territorial, e de apresentar esses estudos à Assembleia da República […]
11 de Fevereiro de 2020.

Sido

Paul Hartmut Würdig aka Sido was born on November 30, 1980, in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district. The son of a Sintiza and a German has Iranian roots and grew up in East Berlin. After the family’s GDR exit request was approved in 1988, they moved to West-Berlin. The rap career of Sido starts as part of the combo “RoyalTS”, which forms Sido with Bobby Davis aka B-Tight.  His first solo album Maske was published in April 2004 and was a great success, especially with the single “Mein Block” (My Block). In public, Sido only appeared with a shiny skull mask to cover his face which he took off for the first time in 2005. In the following, he turned more […]
9 de Fevereiro de 2020.

Behemoth

Behemoth is a Polish extreme metal band from Gdańsk, formed in 1991. They are considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal underground. Until the late 1990s, the band played a traditional black metal style with heathen lyrical content but soon changed to that of occult and Thelemic themes written by their lead vocalist Nergal and Krzysztof Azarewicz. With the 1999 release of Satanica, the band demonstrated their presence in the death metal scene, while retaining their own signature style characterized by the drum work of Inferno, multi-layered vocals and Middle-Eastern influences. Despite Behemoth having been labeled as death metal or thrash metal-influenced, Nergal has mentioned that he does not like the band to be […]
8 de Fevereiro de 2020.

Prática desportiva dos estudantes

Deixaste de praticar desporto depois de entrares na Universidade!?  A actividade física e os desporto constituem-se como um pilar essencial para a nossa saúde e bem-estar. De acordo com a Direcção Geral de Saúde, no mundo inteiro, mais de 60% dos adultos não efectuam os níveis suficientes de actividade física que sejam benéficos para a sua saúde. De modo a conseguir compreender a percentagem de estudantes da Universidade da Madeira (UMa) que não praticam qualquer tipo de desporto, a Académica da Madeira encontra-se a realizar um inquérito cujo objectivo é recolher toda a informação sobre os hábitos e níveis de actividade física dos alunos da UMa. Aliado a esse propósito, pretendemos entender quais os principais motivos que conduzem à sedentariedade […]
7 de Fevereiro de 2020.

Fogos urbanos são alvo de estudo

O objectivo do projecto de investigação é tornar mais eficaz a gestão dos recursos da administração pública. Uma gestão mais eficaz de bombeiros e equipamentos ou a definição do melhor local para instalar um quartel de bombeiros serão possíveis com uma ferramenta para analisar incêndios urbanos que vai ser criada pela Universidade Nova de Lisboa. O projecto de investigação foi apresentado esta quinta-feira pela Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova. Aplicando inteligência artificial e metodologias da ciência de dados o projecto chamado AI-4-MUFF vai analisar os fogos urbanos para entender o fenómeno. O objectivo é desenvolver uma investigação sobre esta área e criar uma nova ferramenta que permita gestão mais eficaz dos recursos da administração pública, diz a […]
21 de Novembro de 2019.

The history of one Balkan state

The history of the first Bulgarian state dates back to the 7th century. Bulgaria was founded by Asparukh in 681. The Christianisation of the state began at the end of the 9th century. At the beginning of the 11th century Bulgaria was conquered by Byzantium. After more than 100 years, a major uprising restored the Bulgarian state to form the Second Bulgarian Empire. Bulgaria was flourishing over the next two centuries until it disintegrated into two smaller states, which were eventually subjugated by the Ottoman Empire. The Turks eliminated Bulgarian knighthood, deprived Bulgarian citizens of their rights and subordinated the Church to the Patriarch of Constantinople. Bulgaria remained an integral Turkish territory for the next 500 years. A great uprising […]
19 de Novembro de 2019.

The history of Iceland

All countries in Europe have a long history. I want to tell you more about how Iceland became an independent state. The first people to settle in Iceland were probably Irish monks who came in the 8th century. Around 870 the tribal leader Ingólfur Arnason, expelled from Norway, reached the southwest of Iceland with his entourage and expelled the few Irish monks. The population increased strongly because the trailing Nordic settlers. And it at this time they convened the Althing, the oldest parliament in the world. In 1262, after years of fighting with the opposition Icelandic clans, Iceland fell under Norwegian sovereignty. This was the end of the Free State of Iceland. In 1380 Norway and Iceland fell under Danish […]
17 de Novembro de 2019.

Vatican City State

Vatican City State is an independent city-state located inside Rome, Italy. It is the world’s smallest independent state by population and area. In the year of 1929 the Vatican City became an independent state. This was the outcome of three years of negotiations between the Kingdom of Italy and the Catholich Church. The Vatican is known as the centre of Roman Catholic Church. Every year an insane amount of people travel there with the aim of seeing the Pope, who is the bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church. Saint Peter’s basilica and the wonders of The Vatican museums show the religious history of Roman Catholic Church in the form of architecture and art. Text written in […]
15 de Novembro de 2019.

The History of Finland

I chose Finland because it is the most eco-friendly country in the world. This is the outcome based on the EPI: The Environmental Performance Index. It’s a useful tool to measure the green credentials of various countries around the world. The EPI assesses a country’s eco-performance across nine categories: agriculture, air quality, biodiversity and habitat, climate and energy, forests, fisheries, health impacts, water resources, and water and sanitation. Now the question I ask myself is how this came to be? What is the reason that they excel in this field? Why do they manage to prioritize this green quest, where other countries fail to do so? And more importantly, can we learn something from them? It all boils down to […]
13 de Novembro de 2019.

A Europe of Nations

The country has had its hand in one of the biggest events in world history, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by Gavrilo Princip in 1914. Bosnia and Herzegovenia is a fascinating country to study, it is a fairly recent country (in terms of being independent and having defined borders) stemming from the collapse of Yugoslavia in 1992.  Since the end of Yugoslavia it has encountered terrible wars and a lot of ethnic tensions. The reason for this comes from a long and complicated history that saw ethnic groups bound together under empires. Firstly the Ottoman Empire, secondly, the Austro-Hungarian, and lastly, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. What happened between 1992-95 was the worst humanitarian disaster Europe faced since […]
11 de Novembro de 2019.

The History of Belgium

The name ‘Belgium’ is said to come from Belgae tribes that lived in the northern part of what was then Gaul around the 3rd century BC. Belgium is well known for its famous cuisine; its chocolate and waffles, but how much do we actually know about its history? There is a lot of speculation about where the Belgae tribes originated, but many scholars think that they started themselves. They were described as ‘the bravest of them all’ and Julius Caesar found it difficult to conquer them. It took him four years before he succeeded in 53BC. Caesar also found them very different to the other tribes in Gaul. Belgium was part of the Holy Roman Empire and remained part of […]