Researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço made the first measurement of the winds in Venus’ atmosphere, simultaneously from Earth and from a space probe. Ler mais
The Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) is the result of the merger between Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto (CAUP) and Centro de Astronomia e Astrofísica da Universidade de Lisboa (CAAUL). 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.