Nuno Cardoso Santos, from the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), participated in the discovery of the “exoVenus” GJ 1132b, announced today in Nature. Ler mais
Lusitânia, Caravela, Adamastor, Esperança and Saudade are the names proposed by Planetário do Porto – Centro Ciência Viva, with support from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço. Ler mais
These results, obtained by researchers from the ExoEarths team at Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), also allows for a better understanding of the frequency of habitable planets in our galaxy. Ler mais
The discovery of evidence of Hot Jupiters around newly-born stars, is co-authored by Pedro Figueira, 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
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.
Let's explore the dark side of the Universe and cast light on the unknown in the October session of Noites no Observatório.
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 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.
In this Summer night, enjoy a lunar eclipse and observe Jupiter and Saturn through the telescope from the terrace of Museu de Lisboa - Teatro Romano.