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Astronomers take a look at the planet’s core 730 light-years away

Astronomers take a look at the planet's core 730 light-years away

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The impression of this artist shows a planet the size of Poseidon in the desert of Poseidon. It is extremely rare to find an object of this size and density so close to its star.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is the impression of an artist on the multi-planetary system of newly discovered super-Earth orbits around a nearby red dwarf star called Gliese 887.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The recently discovered exoplanet AU Mic b is about the size of Poseidon.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The artist’s impression shows a view of the surface of the planet Proxima b in orbit around the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Solar System. Proxima b is a little bulkier than Earth.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is a depiction of an artist about the atmosphere of an exoplanet with a white dwarf star visible on the horizon. The star of a white dwarf filtered through the atmosphere of an exoplanet in orbit could reveal if the planet has biographies.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is a depiction of an artist for the Kepler-88 planetary system, where a giant exoplanet and two smaller planets revolve around the Kepler-88 star. The system is more than 1,200 light-years away.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is a depiction of the newly discovered exoplanet Kepler-1649c orbiting the red star of the dwarf.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The image of this artist shows the night view of the exoplanet WASP-76b, where iron falls from the sky.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is an artist’s idea of ​​a ring-shaped planet passing in front of its star. It shows how “swollen” a ring-shaped planet can look at us from afar.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The sizes of the 17 new orange planets, shown here in orange, are compared to the colored representations of Mars, Earth and Poseidon. The green planet is KIC-7340288 b, a rocky planet in the habitable zone of its star.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The artist’s impression of K2-18b. FAITH Amanda Smith

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is a picture of an artist of a huge planet in orbit around a cool, young star. In the case of the recently discovered system, the planet is 10 times more massive than Jupiter and the orbit of the planet is almost 600 times larger than that of the Earth around the sun.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

Welcome to the KELT-9 system. The host star is a hot, fast-rotating type A star that is about 2.5 times more massive and almost twice as large as our sun. The hot star is launching the nearby planet KELT-9b with huge amounts of radiation, leading to a daily temperature of 7800 degrees Fahrenheit, warmer than most stars and only 2000 degrees cooler than the sun.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is a performance by an artist from the planetary system Proxima Centauri. The recently discovered super-Earth exoplanet Proxima c, on the right, has orbited about 5.2 Earth years around its star. The system also includes the smaller Proxima b, on the left, discovered in 2016. Image by Lorenzo Santinelli.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is the idea of ​​an artist for the GJ180d, the closest temperate super-Earth to us with the ability to support life.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

A picture of the WASP-12b as it rotates in a death dance to its star. The planet will reach its end in three million years.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The TOI 700 d is the first potentially habitable Earth-sized planet to be detected by the TESS mission of NASA’s planetary hunt.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The TOI 1338 b is outlined by its two host stars, making it the first such discovery for the TESS mission. TESS detects only readings from the largest star

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The image of this artist shows a liquid exoplanet with an oxygen atmosphere. The red sphere is the M-dwarf star on the outer planet’s wheel.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The image of this artist shows a dry exoplanet with an oxygen atmosphere. The red sphere is the M-dwarf star on the outer planet’s wheel.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This artist’s image for the Kepler 51 system shows super-puff exoplanets recently discovered, which are also called “cotton candy” exoplanets because they are so light.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The conceptual depiction of this artist shows an exoplanet with two moons orbiting the habitable zone of a red dwarf.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is a depiction of an artist for two exoplanets colliding in a binary star system.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is a depiction of an artist of a Poseidon-type exoplanet on the icy outer edges of his stellar system. It could look like a large, newly discovered gas giant that takes about 20 years to orbit a star 11 light-years away from Earth.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This image shows a comparison of the red dwarf star GJ 3512 with our solar system, as well as other nearby red dwarf planetary systems.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The image of this artist shows the exoplanet K2-18b orbiting its star. It is currently the only super-Earth exoplanet to have water vapor in its atmosphere and could be at the right temperature to support life.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is a representation of a mass losing the extruder as it is pulled around the rotating gas giant.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

An image shows what the orbit of the exoplanet HR 5183 b will look like if it crashes into our solar system. Most likely it will move from the asteroid belt to pass through Poseidon, the eighth planet in our solar system.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

At least two giant planets, at most 20 million years old, revolve around the star Beta Pictoris. A dust and gas disk surrounding the star can be seen in the background.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is an artist’s interpretation of what a super-Earth GJ 357 d can look like. It is located within the habitable zone of its star, which is 31 light-years from Earth.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

An artist’s impression of a peripheral disk around the PDS 70 c, a huge gas exoplanet in a star system 370 light-years away.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The image of this artist shows two giant gas exoplanets orbiting the young star PDS 70. These planets continue to grow, gathering material from an surrounding disk. In the process, they have created a large gap in the disk.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

Illustration by artist HD 21749c, the first Earth-sized planet found by TESS, and his brother, HD 21749b, a hot mini-Poseidon.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

A “hot Saturn” passes in front of the host’s star in this image. Astronomers studying stars used “stars” to describe the star, which provided critical information about the planet.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The idea of ​​the artist TESS in the background of stars and planets in orbit in our Galaxy. Credit: ESA, M. Kornmesser (ESO), Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET Systems Inc.), Britt Griswold (Maslow Media Group), NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and Cornell University

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

A super telescope made the first direct observation of an exoplanet using optical endometrium. This method revealed a complex exoplanetic atmosphere with clouds of iron and silicon swirling in a global storm. The technique presents unique possibilities for the characterization of many of the exoplanets known today.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This image shows the impression of an artist on the surface of the star B of Barnard, a cold Super-Earth discovered in orbit around the star of Barnard 6 years light.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The image of this artist shows the exoplanet recently discovered K2-288Bb, 226 light-years away and half the size of Poseidon. It revolves around the faintest member of a pair of cool M-type stars every 31.3 days.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This is the impression of an artist on the exoplanet HAT-P-11b. The planet has an extensive solar atmosphere that explodes from the star, an orange dwarf star smaller but more active than our sun.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

A picture of an artist about what the super-Earth found around the orange hue HD 26965 (also known as 40 Eridani A). The newly discovered exoplanet is compared to Vulcan’s fictional planet, because Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry said the star was the perfect candidate to host Vulcan, Mr. Spock’s home world.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The TRAPPIST-1 star, an extremely cool dwarf, has seven Earth-sized planets orbiting it.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

For the first time, eight planets orbited another star, joining our solar system for the most famous planets around a single star. The Kepler-90 system is located in the constellation Draco, more than 2,500 light-years from Earth.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The image of this artist shows the exoplanet Ross 128 b, against the background of the red dwarf star. The planet is only 11 light-years from our solar system. It is now the second closest temperate planet to be detected, after Proxima b.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

WASP-121b, 880 light-years away, is considered a hot planet like Jupiter. It has a larger mass and radius than Jupiter, making it “swollen”. If WASP-121b were closer to the star of its host, it would be dissolved by the gravity of the star.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has identified 219 more candidate planets, 10 of which are close to Earth and the habitable zone of their stars.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This artist’s idea shows the OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb, a planet in orbit around an incredibly dim star 13,000 light-years away. It is an “iceball” planet with minus temperatures of -400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The LHS 1140b is located in the habitable zone of liquid water around the host star, a small, faint red star called LHS 1140. The planet weighs about 6.6 times the mass of Earth and appears to pass in front of the LHS 1140. It is depicted in a blue color that the planet may have retained.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

Conceptual image of an artist for the surface of the exoplanet TRAPPIST-1f. Of the seven exoplanets discovered in orbit around the super-cold dwarf star TRAPPIST-1, this may be the most suitable for life. It is similar in size to Earth, is slightly cooler than Earth’s temperature, and is located in the star’s habitable zone, which means that liquid water (and even oceans) could be on the surface. The proximity of the star gives the sky a shade of salmon, and the other planets are so close that they appear in the sky, like our moon.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The artist’s arrest for the binary system with three giant planets was discovered, where one star hosts two planets and the other hosts the third. The system represents the smallest binary divider in which both stars host planets that have never been observed.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The impression of this artist shows the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our solar system.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

An artist’s performance shows the extra-Earth-sized TRAPPIST-1b and 1c Earth in a rare double-pass event as they pass in front of their super-cold red dwarf star, which allowed Hubble to take a look at their atmospheres.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

From a new discovery by 104 exoplanets, astronomers have found four similar Earth-sized figures spinning on a dwarf star. Two of them have the ability to support life. The spacecraft pictured in this image is NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, which has helped confirm the existence of thousands of exoplanets.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

The impression of this artist shows a view of the triple star system HD 131399 up close to the huge planet in orbit around the system. Located about 320 light-years from Earth, the planet is about 16 million years old, making it one of the youngest exoplanets ever discovered.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

An artistic impression of the planet Kepler-1647b, which is almost identical to Jupiter both in size and mass. The planet is expected to be similar in appearance. But it’s much warmer: the Kepler-1647b is in the habitable zone.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

HD-106906b is an airy planet 11 times more massive than Jupiter. The planet is believed to have formed in the center of its solar system before being sent to the extremities of the region by a violent gravitational event.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

Kepler-10b rotates more than 20 times closer to its star than mercury in our sun. Temperatures during the day exceed 1,300 degrees Celsius (2,500 degrees Fahrenheit), which is warmer than lava flows on Earth.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

This Jupiter-like planet in the HD-188753 system, 149 light-years from Earth, has three suns. The main star is similar in mass to our Sun. The system was compared to the home of Luke Skywalker Tatooine in “Star Wars”.

Strange and wonderful planets beyond our solar system

Kepler-421b is an extrasolar Uranus-sized transit planet with the longest known year, as it orbits its star once every 704 days. The planet revolves around an orange type K that is cooler and dimmer than our Sun and is about 1,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Lyra.

Παράξενοι και υπέροχοι πλανήτες πέρα ​​από το ηλιακό μας σύστημα

Οι αστρονόμοι ανακάλυψαν δύο πλανήτες λιγότερο από τρεις φορές το μέγεθος της Γης σε τροχιά γύρω από τον ήλιο σαν αστέρια σε ένα γεμάτο αστρικό σύμπλεγμα περίπου 3.000 έτη φωτός από τη Γη στον αστερισμό του Κύκνου.

Παράξενοι και υπέροχοι πλανήτες πέρα ​​από το ηλιακό μας σύστημα

Αυτή η αντίληψη του καλλιτέχνη δείχνει έναν υποθετικό πλανήτη με δύο φεγγάρια σε τροχιά στην κατοικήσιμη ζώνη ενός κόκκινου νάνου. Η πλειονότητα των πιο κοντινών αστρικών γειτόνων του ήλιου είναι κόκκινοι νάνοι.

Παράξενοι και υπέροχοι πλανήτες πέρα ​​από το ηλιακό μας σύστημα

Ο Kepler-186f ήταν ο πρώτος επικυρωμένος πλανήτης μεγέθους Γης που βρέθηκε σε τροχιά σε ένα μακρινό αστέρι στην κατοικήσιμη ζώνη. Αυτή η ζώνη είναι μια απόσταση από ένα αστέρι όπου το υγρό νερό μπορεί να συγκεντρωθεί στην επιφάνεια του πλανήτη.

Παράξενοι και υπέροχοι πλανήτες πέρα ​​από το ηλιακό μας σύστημα

Το Kepler-69c είναι ένας πλανήτης μεγέθους υπερ-Γης παρόμοιος με τον Αφροδίτη. Ο πλανήτης βρίσκεται στην κατοικήσιμη ζώνη ενός αστεριού όπως ο ήλιος μας, περίπου 2.700 έτη φωτός από τη Γη στον αστερισμό του Κύκνου.

Παράξενοι και υπέροχοι πλανήτες πέρα ​​από το ηλιακό μας σύστημα

Το σύστημα Kepler-444 δημιουργήθηκε όταν ο Γαλαξίας ήταν μόλις 2 δισεκατομμύρια χρόνια. Το σφιχτά συσκευασμένο σύστημα φιλοξενεί πέντε πλανήτες σε μέγεθος, το μικρότερο είναι συγκρίσιμο με το μέγεθος του υδραργύρου και το μεγαλύτερο με την Αφροδίτη, σε τροχιά γύρω από τον ήλιο σε λιγότερο από 10 ημέρες.

Παράξενοι και υπέροχοι πλανήτες πέρα ​​από το ηλιακό μας σύστημα

Αυτή η καλλιτεχνική ιδέα συγκρίνει τη Γη, αριστερά, με το Kepler-452b, το οποίο είναι περίπου 60% μεγαλύτερο. Και οι δύο πλανήτες περιστρέφονται γύρω από ένα αστέρι τύπου G2 της ίδιας θερμοκρασίας. Ωστόσο, το αστέρι που φιλοξενεί το Kepler-452b είναι 6 δισεκατομμύρια χρόνια – 1,5 δισεκατομμύριο χρόνια μεγαλύτερο από τον ήλιο μας.

Warning: People will not achieve climate goals unless energy innovation is accelerated

Warning: People will not achieve climate goals unless energy innovation is accelerated

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) warned on Thursday of the “critical need” to speed up clean energy innovation. This is because the climate targets set by governments and companies around the world depend on technologies that have not yet reached the market.

“The message is very clear: in the absence of much faster clean energy innovation, achieving clear zero targets in 2050 will be impossible,” said Fatih Birol, executive director of the IEA.

Important parts of the world economy do not yet have clear energy options. Electricity companies are throwing coal in favor of increasingly affordable solar and wind power. And all the major carmakers are struggling to develop the best electric vehicles to compete with Tesla.

However, there are few technologies available to reduce emissions to zero in areas such as shipping, trucks and aviation, the IEA said. The same problem exists in heavy industries such as steel, cement and chemicals.

“Drying these areas will greatly require the development of new technologies that are not currently in commercial use,” the report said.

And that’s not slam dunk. It took decades to increase solar panels and batteries to become economical. And many technologies have failed.

“Time is even shorter,” the IEA report said.

“Disconnection” between goals and efforts

This does not mean that no progress has been made.

Late last year, Heliogen, a clean energy startup backed by Bill Gates, discovered a way to use artificial intelligence and a field of mirrors to produce extreme amounts of heat from the sun. The goal is to use this carbon-free solar light to replace fossil fuels in some heavy-duty industrial processes, such as cement, glass and steel.

However, the ILO stated that “there are no simple or straightforward solutions to put the world on a sustainable path to clean zero emissions.”

About three-quarters of the carbon dioxide emissions reductions should come from technologies that “have not yet reached full maturity,” the report said.

For example, while battery technology has evolved significantly, the IEA has said that “rapid progress” is needed to move battery prototypes to the world’s long-distance transportation needs.

However, not enough money is available from companies or the public sector to research next-generation energy solutions.

“There is a disconnect between climate goals set by governments and companies for themselves and the efforts being made to develop better and cheaper technologies to achieve those goals,” IEA’s Birol said.

Pandemic offers hurt energy costs

This disconnect, like many others now, is reinforced by the pandemic.

Although social constraints and health restrictions reduce carbon dioxide emissions, energy investment is also declining sharply. Energy spending is expected to fall by a record $ 400 billion, or 20%, this year, according to a previous IEA estimate.

This slowdown in spending undermines efforts to develop clean energy solutions.

At the same time, questions about the future of the economy, especially in the energy and transport sectors, will make it difficult for start-ups to raise funds. Governments facing double health and economic crises may be tempted to divert money from pure energy development at the wrong time.

“Failure to accelerate progress now,” the IOC report said, “risks jeopardizing the transition to clean zero emissions in the future.”

Mary Trump’s book: Trial of a court with the publisher of Trump’s niece’s book

Judge temporarily blocks publication of tell-all book by President Trump's niece

Bad news for President Trump and his younger brother, Robert Trump, who is trying to block a flattering book in all of President Trump’s niece’s books, Mary Trump, that Simon & Schuster is going to publish in July.

On Wednesday afternoon, a New York court upheld a temporary restraining order against Simon & Schuster, a decision that allows the publisher to print copies of the book and send them to retailers. The court upheld the temporary restrictive decision for Mary Trump until a hearing on July 10.

Make no mistake: This is a blow to Robert Trump’s attempt to exclude the book. Simon & Schuster had already said that she had printed 75,000 copies of the book and sent copies to bookstores. By the time of the July 10 hearing, the publisher will be further prepared to publish the book on its scheduled release date of July 28. In other words, the horse will be much closer to getting out of the barn.

The appellate court also noted that “while the parties are free to enter into confidentiality agreements, the courts are not obliged to enforce them in particular” and said that such agreements are “alternatively enforceable through non-pecuniary damages”. The proposal that monetary compensation may be a way to resolve the legal dispute, instead of an order, also does not seem to be a good sign for the case of Robert Trump …

“We are satisfied”

In a statement, Simon & Schuster celebrated the court’s decision. “We are pleased with the decision of the Court of Appeals to overturn the interim injunction issued by the lower court against Simon & Schuster,” the company said in a statement. The publisher said it supported Mary Trump’s right to tell her story. Simon & Schuster added, “As we all know, there are well-established precedents against previous restraining orders before publication and we remain confident that the preliminary ruling will be rejected.”

Mary Trump’s lawyer will file a brief Thursday

Ted Boutrous, the famous First Change lawyer representing Mary Trump, who has also represented CNN in the past, hailed the court ruling as “very good news”. Mr Boutros added: “We look forward to hearing from the court tomorrow, explaining why the same outcome is required for Ms. Trump, under the First Amendment and the Convention on the Law of the Convention.”

No comments from Harder

Meanwhile, there has been silence on the part of Robert Trump over the dispute. I emailed Charles Harder, the attorney who represents him, and I didn’t listen again. Sometimes, silence can say …

Donald Trump’s crusade returns to bite him

Donald Trump's crusade returns to bite him
Now, as clinical and electoral damage is created by a reborn virus approaching the race for control after another record day for new cases on Wednesday, the President may be moving too slowly to reconsider.

Going barefoot when everyone around him was hiding, Trump gave the false impression that the worst was behind us, that normalcy was going to return to roar. He linked his ties with supporters of the base who see orders wearing a mask as a sign of slavery to the government and the elites and an obstacle to their rights.

However, Trump’s position has left him increasingly isolated even from Republican leaders who have facilitated his uncontrollable presidency, as public health officials and local and state leaders in all political circles are urging Americans to cover themselves publicly so that the country can be healed. .

Fauci said Trump’s aggressive state crackdowns have been triggered by masked people celebrating at bars and crowds.

“It’s a violation of the principles of what we’re trying to do, and that’s social distancing, using a mask,” Fauci told the NPR on Wednesday.

The reality proposed by such warnings has helped to change the debate over the mask.

Instead of being a sign of strength and contempt, Trump’s individual crusade against masks – called “LONE WARRIOR” in a recent tweet – is now a symbol of his denial of a rapidly emerging national catastrophe, a failed government and a failed federal response. to take even the most basic measures to save American lives.

On Wednesday, Trump offered the first signs that he understood the box he had made for himself on masks, which doctors say could contain droplets that could contaminate people and surfaces and facilitate the spread of corona. .

The president claimed in an interview with Fox Business that he was “all about masks” and that he had worn them in situations where social distance was not possible in small groups.
But over the past two months, Trump has wiped off his mask, undermining his own government’s advice. He suggested to the Wall Street Journal that people wore masks to show disapproval. He warned that he would not give the press the “pleasure” of seeing his face covered in public. He has toured the country naked and violated social distances. He even said that he could not wear a mask when he met “Presidents, prime ministers, dictators, kings, queens”.

“I don’t know, in a way, I don’t see it myself,” the president said in April.

Trump’s baby is wearing masks

Wednesday’s small movement from its established position may be the only one it can manage at the moment – especially as its opponent in November, Democrat Joe Biden, said it would order wearing a national mask if elected.

But the question is not whether Trump is wearing a private mask. The President’s gaze leading the way with a face mask would be a strong message to the millions of loyal supporters – especially those in conservative countries in the South, where mask wear is aggressive and the virus is deteriorating rapidly.

So far, Trump, who is often unlikely to take risks with his core support – an option that all presidents face sooner or later – has not collapsed. Getting him so long means that if he eventually leaves Air Force One with a mask, it will cause a stir and he will probably be denied any political benefit, as a step he could have taken earlier.

Unsurprisingly, the President has singled out the issue of the mask. The weaker his political position before the election, the more he has adopted positions – on issues such as the virus, race and foreign policy – that seem to attract his most loyal supporters.

The disengagement of Trump’s mask is an act of rebellion against the founders and scientists and professional government officials with whom he has been waging a civil war since he took office. It is a natural settlement for a lifelong foreigner who is personally and politically obliged to break the rules.

A slight easing of the President’s position on Wednesday on the use of the mask came when many of his political allies tacitly denied his stance, repeatedly stressing that the use of the mask was not a political act but a gesture of humanity.

“We should not be stigmatized, not even for the mask,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, said Tuesday. In the harsh blow of Texas over the weekend, Vice President Mike Pence – who has spent weeks undermining government messages on the issue and hating to cross paths with his boss – is backed wearing a mask. However, Pence does not continue – he usually says that the mask should be done where it is “indicated” by the local authorities.

Even the president’s campaign director, Brad Parscale, designed a Trump-Pence mask in a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, last month, suggesting, like anything else, a huge marketing opportunity that the leader may be missing.

Some Republicans are trying to dispel concerns about a step that goes against the conservative doctrine of the talk show, by finding ways to make the mask more politically appealing. Minority leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican in California who is a strong ally of Trump, has suggested that as Independence Day approaches, Americans should show their patriotism in red, white and blue. Senator Lamar Alexander, a Republican from Tennessee, was glamorous in a plaid mask reminiscent of the red and black shirt he wore when he toured his entire state and was elected governor decades ago.

Trump still refuses

Trump’s apparent change in mask wear probably does not signal a corresponding change in his denial of the deteriorating crisis and the refusal to provide strong presidential leadership.

In the same Fox Business interview, he claimed that “we did it right” to the Koran, a pandemic that was initially ignored, then mismanaged and politicized, and eventually returned to ignore even more than 127,000 Americans who are now dead.

“It simply came to our notice then. We think we did a great job, “he said, before returning to his typical anticipation of the virus.

“We’re coming back in a very strong way. … And I think we’re going to be very good with the corona. I think at some point it’s going to disappear. I hope so,” Trump said.

If the President did not have a theophany about the deteriorating situation, which has seen almost half of the states slow down or stop restarting plans, what could motivate him?

If he records new rates of infection, hospitalizations and an average of 1,000 American deaths a day, it can’t make him take the pandemic seriously, there is one more thing that can happen: its devastating effect on his hopes of re-election.

A breakthrough in Trump’s inner circle over whether the president should publicly turn his attention to the virus he has been ignoring for days or continuing to open up the economy, sources familiar with the matter told Jim Acosta, Jeremy Diamond and Kevin Liptak. of CNN.

Several of Trump’s top aides, including chief of staff Mark Meadows and son-in-law Jared Kushner, have begun to worry about the president’s chances of re-election and have called for emphasis on the economy. But other advisers believe he suffered serious injuries in the midst of the pandemic.

“There is a lot of concern,” one adviser said, describing the president as “disappointed” by recent polls, saying Biden could win the November election by a wide margin.

CNN’s Maeve Reston contributed to this report.

Covid-19 hits Brazil’s native Xavante, with 13 deaths in 5 days

Covid-19 hits Brazil's native Xavante, with 13 deaths in 5 days

At least 13 Xavante people have died in the past five days and another 50 cases have been confirmed during the same period, according to the latest figures released by the Special Health Service of the Autonomous Region (SESAI).

A total of 16 Covid-19 deaths have now been recorded in the territory of Xavante, located in a corner of the state of Mato Grosso in the Amazon, making it the second most hit native land in Brazil, according to SESAI. Indigenous communities in Alto Solimoes have recorded 25 deaths linked to the pandemic reported by the agency.
Last week, Xavante Crisanto leader Rudzo Tseremeywá released a video of himself in a hospital bed on social media. He and his parents became infected in June. In the video, he warned Xavante’s people about the severity of the disease and asked them to seek treatment immediately if they began to show symptoms.

Initially, the community did not believe the virus was going to enter the Xavante area, Lucio Lucio Terowa’a, secretary of the Federation of Indigenous Peoples and Organizations of Mato Grosso, told CNN. Local authorities have not drawn up an emergency plan to fight the virus or raise awareness about protection measures, he added. “That’s why we have this rapid infection,” Terowa’a said.

Brazil National Indian Foundation, FUNAI, a government agency overseeing indigenous affairs, set up travel barriers in all nine areas of Xavante earlier this year. “But it’s too late, the disease has already entered,” said Terowa’a, who has lost six people near his family to Covid-19.

About 22,000 natives live in areas of Xavante, surrounded by soybean farms and cattle farms. As of last Tuesday, 126 Xavante people had been infected with Covid-19 and another 46 were suspected, according to SESAI.

In Barra dos Garças, a municipality that houses indigenous areas of Sao Marcos where Terowa’a and his family live, two-thirds of all nurses last week were Xavante people. Terowa’a is worried the hospital will collapse in the coming weeks. “If (the virus) spreads further, it will not be able to cure everyone,” he said.

According to SESAI, as of June 30, 156 Brazilian natives have died and 6,488 have been infected with coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.

According to a count by the Union of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB), which includes cases and deaths of indigenous people living in urban areas (while SESAI includes only those living in traditional villages), 380 indigenous people have died and 9,414 were infected with Covid-19 by June 28.
Overall, the incidence of coronavirus has increased in Brazil. As of Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins global tracker, Brazil had recorded more than 1.4 million cases with the death toll closing at 60,000.

Beyond meat comes in Alibaba’s grocery stores in China

Beyond Meat comes to Alibaba grocery stores in China
Vegetable protein maker unveiled a new partnership Wednesday with Chinese technology giant Ali Baba (GRANDMA), which for the first time will take beyond the burger on the shelves of supermarkets in mainland China.
Alibaba begins the deal by deploying products in 50 of its Freshippo stores in Shanghai, the company futuristic supermarkets where customers use an app to order food and buy groceries. Tying marks Beyond Meat’s first placement in supermarkets in mainland China, where it first launched in April with a big Starbucks tie. Previously, the company’s products were sold in Hong Kong.

“We know that retail will be a critical part of our success in China, and we are pleased to celebrate this early stage within a few months of entering the market,” said CEO Ethan Brown in a statement. “Retail expansion is the natural next step in building our market presence.”

Alibaba is Beyond’s newest big partner won in mainland China, a huge market that is seen as vital to the US company’s growth.

In his last earnings conversation in May, Brown said he had recently set up a Chinese-language website as well as accounts on local social media platforms such as Tencent (TCEHY)WeChat to spread the word about our debut there.
Last month beyond said it will bring its products to some of the most popular fast food chains in the country, including KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. This came just weeks after the company announced consent s Starbucks (SBUX) to get meatless pastes, lasagna and packaging on the menu.

Beyond, there is also a new deal with a local food distributor, Sinodis, that will help the company supply restaurants and eateries in China, according to Brown.

The competition is fierce. Although the trend of fake meats is still taking shape in mainland China, Beyond is facing other popular brands, including colleagues from California, who are ahead of Impossible Foods, which has signals plans for your own start there.

Alibaba, for his part, wants to benefit from the growing phenomenon. “We have seen a growing interest in plant-based meat among our buyers and look forward to offering more products beyond meat in the future,” said Jiao Zhao, senior director and head of marketing at Freshippo, Alibaba, which oversees new retail initiatives. said in a statement.

In addition to stocking pies beyond the stores, Alibaba will start offering them in its app, so anyone who wants to order some from home can deliver them.

The companies plan to expand their partnership in the fall and will receive burgers in September from dozens of other stores in Beijing and Hangzhou, they said.

These turtles saved their species from extinction. Now they are back home

These turtles saved their species from extinction. Now they are back home

(CNN) – Island life faces 15 giant turtles recently released as they re-settled on their island after decades in a breeding captive program.

Turtles, 12 females and three males, have been working to save their species from extinction. Now they are slowly returning to their roots on the island of Española in Galapagos, joining more than 2,300 descendants from the program.

Representatives from the Galapagos National Park Directorate and the Galapagos Conservancy returned the 15 turtles to their home island on June 15. Each turtle was equipped with a GPS satellite device so that researchers could monitor their movements every day.

Washington Tapia, director of the giant turtle restoration initiative through Galapagos Conservancy, has been tracking where they have been since returning to nature.

The 15 giant turtles returned to Española Island in mid-June to save their species from extinction.

Andrés Cruz / GTRI – Galapagos Conservancy

“It’s amazing because everything is in the same place,” says Tapia. “Two women moved about a mile from the (original) place.”

Tapia says turtles tend to move when they need to find food, and once thrown in a location with a large food source – Opuntia cacti – they won’t have to move for almost a month.

When they move, Tapia says she’s interested in seeing how male turtles interact with the newer male turtles that have returned to the island in recent decades.

A giant turtle that has returned, named Diego, has contributed to about 40% of the offspring repatriated to the island. His return came almost 80 years after his removal.

For the last 55 years of the program, which is located on Santa Cruz Island, the chicks have been transferred to Española at the age of about five. Over the years, the breeding program has brought 1,900 turtles back to the wild. Today, there are more than 2,300 turtles due to the natural reproduction that occurs on the island.

Diego is the father of about 40% of the descendants he brought to the island.

Diego is the father of about 40% of the descendants he brought to the island.

Andrés Cruz / GTRI – Galapagos Conservancy

Returning females weigh an average of 77 kilograms and males weigh about 120 kilograms.

While the final transfer of the giant turtles took place in mid-June, it is initially expected to take place in March. The trip had to be postponed for three months due to the pandemic.

Prior to the transfer, Tapia said the turtles should be quarantined for two months – but not because of corona.

The food that turtles eat leaves seeds in their digestive system. It’s a great way to keep the ecosystem afloat, according to Tapia, but it can also import foreign plants to the island.

As soon as the quarantine was over, Tapia led the team that transported the turtles to their final home. It was a bittersweet moment for Tapia, who has worked closely with turtles in recent years.

“It’s like sending your kids to college,” says Tapia. “You’re happy but sad at the same time.”

The giant turtles were transported to Las Tunas, where there are a large number of Opuntia cacti or prickly pears.

The giant turtles were transported to Las Tunas, where there are a large number of Opuntia cacti or prickly pears.

Andrés Cruz / GTRI – Galapagos Conservancy

The turtles were transported at the end of the rainy season, which was the last possible moment they could have moved, according to Tapia. When the drought starts, it is harder for turtles to find food.

If they could not make the transfer in June, Tapia said it would have to delay the transfer by a year.

In six months, a team will visit Española to see how turtles adapt.

In addition to GPS devices in the animals, the researchers also placed 40 cameras that are activated by movement on the island. Unlike GPS data, they cannot access the cameras until they visit the island.

Tapia has been working with turtles for years and said she’s excited to see the camera footage and see how they adapt to their new home.

Created in the mid-1960s, the Española program is one of the most successful captive breeding and breeding programs in the world.

The return of the turtles to the island marks the official end of the program.

Jack Leslie: A statue campaign launched for pioneer Black Footballer

Jack Leslie: A statue campaign launched for pioneer Black Footballer
Jack Leslie campaign hopes to raise .000 100,000 ($ 124,000) for a statue to honor Leslie, striker of the English club Plymouth Argyle in the 1920s and 1930s. Former English international Gary Lineker described Leslie’s story as excellent.

Leslie was selected to play for England in 1925, according to the National Football Museum, but the call was later canceled.

“They [the selection committee] I must have forgotten that I was a colored boy, “Leslie said he said years after the incident.

“It simply came to our notice then. People in the city [Plymouth] he was very upset. No one ever told me officially, but that had to be the reason. my mom was english, but my dad was black as “bass bit”.

“There was no other reason to take my cap.”

If he played internationally, Leslie, who was originally from Jamaica, would be England’s first black footballer.

Instead, Viv Anderson won the title in 1978 – more than half a century after Leslie’s debut.

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Leslie died in 1988 after scoring 137 goals in 401 appearances for Argyle, who had just won promotion to the third tier of English football between 1924 and 1931.

The campaign to build the statue has so far raised more than .000 25,000 ($ 31,000) and is backed by the English Football Association and Luke Pollard, a Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport.

“Jack Leslie was supposed to be the first black player to appear in a shirt in England, but he fell when he was chosen because of the color of his skin,” Pollard wrote on Twitter.

Plymouth Argyle's team poses for a photo during the 1927-8 season. Leslie is second from the right in the front row.

“I support the campaign for a statue in #plymouth to remember one of καλύτε Only1Argyle’s best players.”

The campaign hopes to place a statue outside Home Park, Plymouth Argyle Stadium. If the goal of raising money is exceeded, an educational element will be added to the campaign.

“Stories like these are incredibly sad,” FA President Greg Clark said in a statement.

“Discrimination in the game, in any form or at any time, is unacceptable. We must always remember pioneers like Jack Leslie and be grateful that football is in a very different place today.

“We are very pleased to be supporting this campaign, which we hope will ensure that Jack’s career is properly recognized.

“We have taken great strides in recent years to ensure that English football is different and without exclusions. We can see through the representation of players and staff throughout our national development and senior teams that English football has made great progress, but we know that there is more to be done in the game both on and off the field.

“We remain committed to removing discrimination from football and ensuring that it better reflects the communities that monitor, support and love the game.”

Some famous black footballers have already celebrated with statues in the United Kingdom, including former West Brom players Brendon Batson, Laurie Cunningham and Cyrille Regis.

There is also a special statue of Cunningham, who died in a car accident in 1989 at the age of 33, near his hometown of Leyton Orient in London. Cunningham made his professional debut for the Orient.

There has been a lot of discussion about its importance statues during the Black Lives Matter movement, with those honoring former slave trade champions such as Richmond, Virginia and Bristol, England, being targeted by protesters.

Archaeologists find ancient indigenous submarines off the coast of Australia

Archaeologists find ancient indigenous submarines off the coast of Australia

Many settlements were built in areas that were on dry land at the end of the Ice Age, when sea levels were lower, but sank as the sea rose, according to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE on Wednesday.

Australia’s coastline is 100 miles offshore now, says a team of researchers led by archaeologist Jonathan Benjamin of Flinders University in Adelaide, so many ancient sites are likely to be underwater.

The scientists sent divers to explore possible locations and also used many techniques, such as aerial and submarine remote sensing.

They found two locations in northwestern Australia. The first, on the Cape Bruguieres Channel, contained objects at least 7,000 years old. In the second location, the Flying Foam Passage, they found a unique artifact of 8,500 years old.

Many of the objects had marine life growing on them, but the team was able to locate a number of processed stone tools, including two possible grinding stones.

The findings show that these exploration techniques are useful for detecting underwater archeological sites, said the authors, who hope they can be used to systematically retrieve and explore ancient objects.

The group also urged the Australian government to enact legislation that would protect and manage indigenous areas along the coastline.

“Managing, exploring and understanding the archeology of the Australian mainland in collaboration with traditional owners and guardians of the Aborigines and Torres Strait Islander Islands is one of the latest frontiers in Australian archeology,” Benjamin said.

“Our results represent the first step in a journey of discovery to explore the potential of archeology on continental shelves that can fill a large gap in human history on the continent,” he added.

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In 2016, a genomic study revealed that Aboriginal Australians are the oldest known civilization on Earth, with ancestors dating back about 75,000 years.

The findings show that the Aborigines deviated from the Eurasian ones 57,000 years ago, after a single exit from Africa about 75,000 years ago.

The data may show that Indigenous Australians came to the continent as early as 31,000 years ago.

Trump calls the Black Lives Matter a “symbol of hatred” as it explodes in the fight

Trump calls the Black Lives Matter a

Navigating a precarious political moment, Trump continues to exploit the expansion of cultural divisions in a way that he believes will attract voters interested in security and order – despite polls showing strong disapproval of how he handles racial relations. .

As he distributes wanted posters of suspicious vandals on his Twitter account and warns those who painted red on George Washington statues to surrender, Trump also raises racial tensions using language and trajectories that begin in the wake of their divisive political days.

The effort took place mainly on Trump’s Twitter page, which at the weekend featured a video of a Florida supporter shouting “White power.” Trump later abolished it, although he left a video of two White House owners in St. Louis protecting their stone mansion with firearms as he crossed a Black Lives Matter course.
Even outside of Twitter, aides say Trump has focused more carefully on meetings on statues and monuments – and not on the obstetric pandemic or intelligence that suggests Russia is paying the Taliban to kill US troops. He has instructed administration officials to focus on the issue as well, and on Wednesday the Department of Homeland Security announced that it was setting up a special team to “protect American monuments, memorials and statues.”

Some of the President’s political advisers are concerned that Trump is distracted from both the real health and the economic crisis facing the country and alienates the moderate voters whose views on race have evolved in the past, considering the Confederate monuments as ” history”.

However, Trump insisted the issue was profitable for him and refused to change course.

“This is a battle to save our country’s heritage, history and greatness!” wrote on Tuesday, using the hashtag of the # MAGA2020 campaign.

Polls suggest voters are now largely accepting Trump’s handling of the race, including the vast majority of women. Sixty-four percent of women said in a New York Times / Siena poll last week that they accepted Trump’s handling of racial relations.

Despite this, Trump has shown no willingness to change course. This week he has publicly participated with those who want to preserve monuments in America’s racist past – including Tuesday threatening veto on a defense authorization package if it includes a provision for renaming certain military bases in honor of the Confederate leaders.

“I will veto the bill to authorize the defense if the amendment of Elizabeth Elizabeth” Pocahontas Warren (of all people!), Which will lead to the renaming (plus other bad things) of Fort Bragg, Fort Robert E. Lee and Many other military bases from which we have won Two World Wars, are in Bill! “It simply came to our notice then.

Trump has also decided to remove the names of Woodrow Wilson and John Wayne from buildings and has launched an effort to punish people who vandalize national monuments.

Black Life matters

On Wednesday, the President recalled a plan recently announced by officials in New York to paint the phrase “Black Lives Matter” in front of the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. It would be the second time the words have appeared in capital letters outside one of Trump’s homes. The mayor of Washington had the term painted in large yellow letters on a street near the White House last month.

Work on the plan will begin in the coming days, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday. A day earlier, the New York City Council had approved a $ 1 billion budget cut for the city’s police department.

“NYC cuts police $ 1 billion, but @NYCMayor will paint a large, accurate, yellow, Black Lives Matter sign on Fifth Avenue, underestimating this luxury avenue,” Trump wrote on Twitter shortly after de Blasio. the timeline of the plan. “This will further compete with New York’s Finest.”

The President, who has resisted calls for the condemnation of white nationalists, went on to call the words “Black Life” a “symbol of hatred” and suggested that police block the project: “Perhaps our GREAT police, who have been neutralized and despised by one A mayor who hates them and doesn’t respect them will not let this symbol of hatred be placed on New York’s biggest street. Spend this money to fight crime! “

Targeting a fair housing law, citing the impact on the suburbs

The message came after a tweet late Tuesday night suggesting a federal law on fair housing in the Obama era intended to combat segregation has a “catastrophic impact” on suburbs. Trump seeks to improve his stance with suburban voters, who were instrumental in his victory in 2016, but polls now show that he is losing badly – in part because of his divisive views on race.

A NPR / PBS / Marist poll This week he found Biden with a 60% -35% lead over Trump in the suburbs – compared to Trump’s 49% -45% victory there in 2016, according to exit polls.

In his message, Trump wrote that he was reconsidering the “Interesting Promotion of Fair Housing” order, which was introduced in 2015 as a way to strengthen the 1968 housing law, which banned restrictions on the sale or rental of homes to people based on race. and whom Trump and his father were accused of violating federal political rights in 1973.

“At the request of many large Americans living in the suburbs, and others, I am studying the AFFH housing regulation, which has a devastating effect on these once prosperous suburbs,” Trump wrote. He said his opponent, Joe Biden, wanted to make the suburbs “VERY WORK.”

“It’s not fair to homeowners,” Trump wrote. “I can finish!”

However, it is not clear how Trump’s message can help – which in its time and content has been the subject of debate about race and equality.

Copy of the housing law

Although the law on equitable housing has been in place for decades, many neighborhoods have remained isolated, with minority communities less likely to have access to good schools, health care and public programs necessary to help citizens overcome poverty. AFFH was seen as essential to further balancing competition for disadvantaged populations.

In the official definition of the rule, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development states that AFFH is designed “to take substantial action to overcome historical divisions, to promote fair housing and to promote communities without exclusion”.

The rule required federal-funded communities to submit assessments and analyzes of their housing practices, which they argue support the rule that they are required to hold them accountable for complying with the law on fair housing.

Trump himself was accused of violating the law on fair housing when he ran his family’s real estate company in the 1970s. At the time, the Department of Justice claimed that blacks asking for apartments in Trump buildings had been evicted, but in the White House. leases were offered.

The case was eventually settled after Trump’s attempt to sue.

The Trump administration had already said in 2018 that it was delaying the implementation of the AFFH rule, part of its broader efforts to dismantle the legacy left by President Barack Obama. At the time, the HUD made the decision as part of its broader efforts to review rules left over from the previous administration.

Earlier this year, HUD Secretary Ben Carson proposed a change that would virtually eliminate AFFH, saying mayors and local officials know their communities better than the federal government and are better off making housing decisions. This was met with strong opposition from housing supporters, who said that eliminating the rule would make housing less fair.

“This attack on fair housing is part of the Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to dismantle individual protection rights and must stop,” said Lisa Rice, president and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance, in March.