Igor Zolnerkevic

 

ASTRONOMY
The crusts of some rocky exoplanets may be too rigid for them to be habitable
PHYSICS
Mathematical models help us understand how successive failures cause blackouts
DANIEL KLEPPNER
Experiments by the American physicist laid the foundation for major discoveries
PHYSICS
Simulations suggest that new nanostructured materials capable of storing...
GEOMAGNETISM
In ruins located in southern Brazil, geophysicists have recovered information...
PHYSICS
International team measures the increase in entropy in carbon nuclei for the...
PALEONTOLOGY
Species first discovered in Africa, and now in Brazil, lived during the peak...
PHYSICS
Random laser opens the door for the manufacture of low-cost microchips
PALEONTOLOGY
Paleoburrows in Minas Gerais may have been built by primitive ground sloths
PHYSICS
A Brazilian group can control the heat generated by atomic nuclei
GEOPHYSICS
A percentage of the world’s carbon is hidden deep within the Earth
NEIL GEOFFREY TUROK
The director of a Canadian institute is searching for innovative scientists
PHYSICS
A Brazilian group proposes ways to alter properties of materials
GEOLOGY
Mapping helps to uncover origins of the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago
GEOLOGY
Researchers disagree on how the ocean advanced into Brazil’s Northeast
ASTRONOMY
Methane creates canyons and lakes on the surface of Saturn's largest moon
PHYSICS
Computer simulations help explain the flexibility of helium crystals
PHOTONICS
Laser light reveals unexpected connections between areas of physics
SYLVIO FERRAZ MELLO
Studies helped explain characteristic anomalies in the orbits of asteroids
GEOPHYSICS
Clouds of cold atoms can be used to measure variations in gravitational force
PHYSICS
International group produces a graphene and phosphorene transistor
PHYSICS
New nanostructured materials are capable of storing information
PALEONTOLOGY
Computed tomography permits detailed analysis of bones of extinct animals
GEOLOGY
Simulations help scientists understand how large waterways flowed on plains
ASTRONOMY
An abrupt “jump” by Jupiter is believed to have pushed Mercury into its...
GEOMAGNETISM
Geophysicists recovered information about the Earth’s magnetic field
GEOLOGY
Plastic material accumulated on ocean floors may define a new period in history
PHYSICS
X(5568) is the first tetraquark made of four quarks
ASTRONOMY
Gas giants can launch molecules essential to life into space
GEOLOGY
Volcanic eruptions inundated what is now Rio Doce Bay with lava
ASTROPHYSICS
Gravitational waves is expected to lead to studies on high-energy phenomena
CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS
Four chemical elements are now part of the periodic table
ASTRONOMY
Researchers try to understand the reactions that take place inside the Sun
BIOPHYSICS
A model explains how tumors mobilize the blood vessels that nourish them
PHYSICS
A team measures the increase in entropy in carbon nuclei for the first time
PALEONTOLOGY
Cynodonts lived during the peak of diversity of mammal precursors
PHYSICS
Groups in Brazil and abroad use new metrics to identify trends in city growth
HEALTH
Doctors monitor parasite's resistance to currently used drugs
PHYSICS
Quantum information transmitted by photons is resistant to air turbulence
PHYSICS
Brazilians discover how to measure energy variations in atomic nuclei
ASTRONOMY
Meteorologists want to know why the wind is so strong on Venus and Titan
COVER
Advances in technology will increasingly depend on harnessing light
PHYSICS
Special materials find new opportunities to conduct electric current
PHYSICS
Clouds of cold atoms to measure subtle variations in the force of gravity
PHYSICS
International group produces graphene and phosphorene transistor
ASTRONOMY
Team identifies young stars with the chemical composition of old ones
PHYSICS
Random networks of carbon cylinders perform mathematical operations
BIOCHEMISTRY
A plant used in tequila production feeds on bacteria that live within it
ASTRONOMY
Asteroid research may help estimate risk of collisions with Earth
ASTRONOMY
Clusters of galaxies grow by swallowing other galaxies
PALEONTOLOGY
Fossil suggests Paleoindians interacted with giant ground sloth
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING 
Understanding nerve-muscle communication can help in rehabilitation
PHYSICS
Team develops recipe for nanoparticles of silver and magnetite
PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY
Teams work with clean energy generated via nuclear fusion
PHYSICS
How to measure energy variations in atomic nuclei
ASTRONOMY
Why the wind is so strong on Venus and Titan
ZOOLOGY
New species is more widely distributed in the Amazon than previously thought
ASTRONOMY
Giant black holes consume less energy than thought
GEOLOGY
Erosion of the Andes may have formed the Amazon
ECOLOGY
Cougars depend on farmland for survival in the state of São Paulo
ASTRONOMY
Theory proposed by Brazilian researchers explains the size of Mars
PHYSICS
Energy in empty space could destroy stars and reveal the nature of dark matter
ASTRONOMY
Magnetic forces complicate the birth of stars and planets
NEUROMATHEMATICS
Working together to understand and predict the functioning of the brain
PHYSICS
Brazilians test theory on the prediction and control of financial crises
NEUROSCIENCE
Researchers want to understand what makes some brains resist Alzheimer
PHYSICS
Brazil develops equipment for the largest nuclear fusion laboratory
GEOLOGY
Satellite images may be useful for predicting volcanic eruptions
OPTICS
New technique alters light beam wavefront
PHYSICS
Collisions between grains is the main driver of sandstorms
STATISTICS
Model shows that randomness is important in championships
PHYSICS
Brazilians analyze phenomena in liquid created from particle collisions
COVER
Lifestyle of the largest simian ever to inhabit the continent reconstructed
OPTICS
New technique alters light beam wavefront
PHYSICS
Collisions between grains is the main driver of sandstorms
PHYSICS
International groups test strategy to perform an operation in a glass chip
PALEONTOLOGY
Algae helped preserve dinosaur footprints
ASTRONOMY
Survey identifies patterns of galaxy evolution
GEOLOGY
Seismologists propose a new explanation for earthquakes in Brazil
CRYPTOGRAPHY
Brazilian physicists propose a meaning to the Voynich manuscript
ASTRONOMY
Brazilians are involved in assessing risk for the space probe New Horizons
ASTRONOMY
Survey identifies three patterns of galaxy evolution
BOTANY 
Trees in the Mantiqueira Range transport water from leaves to ground
GEOLOGY
Seismologists propose a new explanation for earthquakes in Brazil
ETHOLOGY
Honeybees are capable of associating colors and signals
EVOLUTION OF THE GALAXY
The heart of the Milky Way
PHYSICS
Wind and rain guarantee the beauty of the dunes and ponds of National Park
OPTICS
Physicists use lasers to synchronize microscopic oscillators
GEOLOGY
Sediments tell the story of a climate change that occurred 8,200 years ago
ASTRONOMY
Gas expelled by stellar explosions interrupted the growth of dwarf galaxies
CHEMISTRY
A study proves that natural color protects leaves from excessive light
PALEONTOLOGY
African dinosaur had agile skull movement for self defense
FLUID DYNAMICS 
Pressure at the interface between oil and water could facilitate oil extraction
BIOPHYSICS
Study reveals the structure of proteins that eliminate excess hemoglobin
ONCOLOGY
Trapping the calcium in the cell makes tumor vulnerable to radiation therapy
EVOLUTION OF THE GALAXY  
Survey of stars reconstitutes the central region of the galaxy
NEW MATERIALS
A new family of materials that conduct electricity
GEOLOGY
Laboratory helps reconstruct the geological history of South America
NANOSCIENCE
A handful of gold and silver particles can form intriguing nanometric jewels
NAVAL ENGINEERING
Studies facilitate advances in oil exploration on the high seas
HIGGS BOSON
Boson might reveal first clues to new elementary particle physics
COMPLEX NETWORKS
Reservoir pattern in Ceará may help to face drought and floods
CAPA
How to observe the moons and rings of planets outside the solar system
TOPOLOGICAL INSULATING MATERIALS
Brazilians begin investigating a new promising material
SOLAR SYSTEM
Crashing into large objects has tilted the rotation axis by 98°
EXTREME EVENTS
Earth’s magnetic field may warn of arrival of giant waves
FRACTALS
Physicists try to explain why coastlines vary so much
PHYSICS
Brazilians and Europeans seek control of nuclear fusion
STATISTICS
The evolution of the vocabulary of on-line communities
ECOLOGY
Group identifies signs that precede extinction in the Atlantic rainforest
ASTRONOMY
Study identifies a type of magnetic bubble that surrounds our Solar System
PHYSICS
Computer simulations explain how the giant dunes on Mars emerge and evolve