Motivating children and young people to Astronomy and Space Sciences through inspiring readings is the goal of Ler+ Espaço (‘Read more Space’), a national project on its third round, in partnership with Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
Previous studies on the formation and evolution of spiral galaxies might have been based on a wrong assumption, suggests a team of researchers of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
There might be black holes at the centre of most galaxies and they are also at the centre of the 2020 Nobel Prize for Physics. What do we already know about these dark and secret places? Let’s review the historical journey that takes us more and more closer to their secrets.
What if a panel of researchers answered the questions about the Universe you have always wanted to ask but never knew who to ask them? That is what will happen on the 11th of September, in the public event of the 30th Encontro Nacional de Astronomia e Astrofísica (ENAA 2020).
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.
“Portuguese team discovers another ‘Earth’ and finds hints of existing life.” This title may look like from a sci-fi book, but Nuno C. Santos, of IA, says we are not that far from making it real.
In a clear night sky, the human eye can see some 3000 stars, all of them in our galactic neighbourhood. What we can’t see is, perhaps, a similar number of planets, outshined by the light of their host star. Is there among them an Earth 2.0?
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