Observations made with the MUSE spectrograph, with the collaboration of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), allowed for direct detection of the invisible glow of Lyman-alpha emission, from dim clouds of hydrogen in the early Universe. Ler mais
The reasons to send humans on a journey to Mars and the challenges it poses are the theme for a series of conversations with researchers in interaction with the audience. Ler mais
Researchers of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) have found strong indications that the two different types of bulges in the center of spiral galaxies are not the result of distinct formation processes, but actually the opposite ends of a continuous formation timescale, inversely related to the total mass of the galaxy. Ler mais
The TESS satellitte, expected to launch next Monday has the involvement of several researchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). 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
Sun-like stars and planetary systems are known to form in interstellar molecular clouds composed mostly of hydrogen and small amounts of other elements like helium, oxygen and carbon. Ler mais
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Let's explore the dark side of the Universe and cast light on the unknown in the October session of Noites no Observatório.
After Earth, the red planet seems to be the body of the solar system where it is more likely to have ever existed life. Conversation with the researchers Adriano Henriques and Zita Martins about the search for Life on Mars.
Researchers from 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 learn about the new horizons in astronomy and the giant telescopes that promise to take us closer to the unreachable.
In this year’s European Researchers Night accept our invitation and take part in the many activities organised by IA or which we are joining.
In the July session of Noites no Observatório, with your family or in a team, test what you know about astronomy and discover interesting aspects about what we see in the sky.