The core of a planet stripped of its atmosphere might reveal the nature of the solid inner part of the giant planets in the Solar System, according to a study with the participation of eight researchers of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Ler mais
Since Portugal became a member of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), there have been countless benefits to the scientific community and to the Portuguese society, which will be celebrated on a series of events organised by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Ler mais
An international team, with the participation of several researchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), used the ESPRESSO spectrograph to confirmed the presence of the exoplanet Proxima b, the nearest “exo-Earth” to our Solar System. Ler mais
A team from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço developed an automatic computational tool, able to quickly and reliably derive stellar parameters of red dwarf stars. Ler mais
Take a tour through works of art with references to the Universe, in painting, literature, music and cinema. Ler mais
Mighty Valentina is a fictional story, inspired by the first woman astronaut to go to Space. IA carried out the scientific review of the book. Ler mais
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Participate in an online session to celebrate twenty years of the expansion of Portuguese Astronomy with ESO. From the discoveries enabled by ESO telescopes to the adventure of building astronomical instruments at the leading-edge, there is plenty to celebrate.
Discover the Universe asking questions to a panel of five IA researchers.
In this session of The Universe Online, lets discover some wonders and odd facts, in a journey around the Universe in 40 questions.
In the first session of The Universe Online, we will make a journey to the bright side of the Universe, crossing the history of galaxies.
Researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço will take us on a journey from the Solar System to the edge of the Universe in five-minute presentations.
In this session of Noites no Observatório, we will cover some of the most successful methods used by astronomers to detect and characterise planets outside our Solar System.