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
The discovery of the HD219134 planetary system, 21.2 light-years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia, 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
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.
Enjoy a full weekend under the starry skies of Alqueva with the activities offered by IA within the programme of Dark Sky Party Alqueva 2018.
In the session of Noites no Observatório, this May, we will discuss several challenges posed by a human colony on another planet, an adventure that is, without question, of the scope of mankind.
Which are the actual risks faced by the human species before the middle of the century, and which no one is talking about? Learn more at the February session of Noites no Observatório
Mais perto das Estrelas (Closer to the Stars) is an astronomical observation event in the evenings of every second Thursday each month.