The scattering of laser light in the atmosphere enables the measurement of the accuracy of astronomical spectrographs, through a technique demonstrated for the first time with the participation of researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço. Ler mais
The Euclid space telescope knows already where and when to dive deep in the dark Universe, and the locations on the sky have been chosen with the collaboration of researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Ler mais
Among 32 thousand stars observed, a team led by a researcher of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço discovered five rare stars of a subgroup of peculiar magnetic stars that are authentic stellar laboratories. Ler mais
A study predicting the number of supermassive black holes in the early Universe within the reach of future X-ray and radio observatories was led by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). 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
Modern theories of cosmology appear to predict that our region of space is a minuscule fragment of a huge ‘multiverse’, where over vast distances physical properties, and perhaps the nature of physical laws themselves, can change. Ler mais
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Quarterly outreach sessions, taking place in Lisbon and Porto, aimed at young people willing to join scientists in discovering the universe.
With a privileged view over the sky to the South, the Museum of Lisbon – Roman Theatre is an excellent location to observe with telescopes the Moon, Jupiter and Saturn. This is also a chance for the whole family to learn more about the Universe.
Enjoy a full weekend under the starry skies of Alqueva with the activities offered by IA within the programme of Dark Sky Party Alqueva 2019.
With an evening filled with activities, the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço and the Museu da Presidência da República (MPR) celebrate together the arrival of the first humans on the Moon.
The telescopes of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) will be waiting for you next to Gradiva Publicações stands at the Lisbon Book Fair.
Black holes are extremely twisted regions in space (and in time). Learn the journey of the human reasoning about these mysterious objects, and explore the mechanisms invented to detect them.