The Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration, which includes a researcher of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), created the most precise map, so far, of the shapes and the distribution of the galaxies in the Universe.
Like any other galaxy, this enormous group of stars, gas and dust that we call Milky Way is today very different from what it was in a distant past. Discover how a galactic archeologist tries to reveal its past.
[ POSTPONED ] Why is the future different from the past and why is time always moving forward? Discover the most recent studies about the origin of the direction of time and what that means for the understanding of the Universe around us.
A collective exhibition of sound installations about the concept of “time” includes an immersive interactive experience inspired on space-time and gravitational waves, produced by three artists and curated by the platform Eufonia, in collaboration with the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
How will it be possible, in Mars, to do such simple and essential things like breathe or drink a glass of water? Learn the challenges that will need to be overcome before a human colony can succeed in another planet.
To uncover the history of everything – the whole Universe – but also to anticipate its future, from the origins to the present, we need colossal supercomputers, available at national and European level, explains José Correia, of IA, in SAPO TEK.
Curious about the Universe but in a hurry? Tiago Barreiro talks about the structure and evolution of the Universe and about the coming space missions that will helps us reveal some more of its mysteries.
Unlike what was thought 20 years ago, the Universe is expanding at an accelerated rate and Tiago Barreiro, an IA researcher, wants to explain why. To do so, he studies the mysterious dark energy.
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