David Sobral, from the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences has discovered the brightest distant galaxy and signs of the first generation of stars in the Universe. Ler mais
David Sobral, from the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA), and an international team, found that colossal shock waves rise galaxies from the dead. Ler mais
20 years after its discovery, researchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) managed to directly observe exoplanet 51 Pegasi b. Ler mais
The mysterious “Y” shaped cloud in the atmosphere of Venus was, for the first time, explained in a study that counts with the participation of researchers from the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (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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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.
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.