Understanding a type of air waves in the Mars’ atmosphere improves the meteorology for the red planet, according to a study led by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Ler mais
A team of researchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) was part of a study which detected and characterized the atmosphere of exoplanet WASP-76b, a study only made possible thanks to the ESPRESSO spectrograph. Ler mais
A team from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) found evidence which suggests this type of exoplanet, apparently with very low densities, might be similar to Uranus, with rings more than 2.5 times the size of the planet. Ler mais
This first science image from CHEOPS, which had the participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researchers, was intentionally blurry to maximize the precision of CHEOPS’ measurements. 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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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.
How can science, as a tool, help us understand the world around us, the Universe and ourselves?
Let’s learn about the past of this faithful companion of our planet Earth, that also as a place in our future and in our ambition to land on other worlds.