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.
Dust, rocks, ices. They form the impressive rings of magnificent Saturn, but the “Lord of the Rings” is not alone. Found in humbler locations and sizes in the Solar System, rings might also exist around worlds orbiting other stars. But how are we going to know?
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.
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