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
With a privileged view over the sky to the South, the Museum of Lisbon – Roman Theatre is an excellent location to observe with telescopes the Moon, Jupiter and Saturn. This is also a chance for the whole family to learn more about the Universe.
The telescopes of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) will be waiting for you next to Gradiva Publicações stands at the Lisbon Book Fair.
Black holes are extremely twisted regions in space (and in time). Learn the journey of the human reasoning about these mysterious objects, and explore the mechanisms invented to detect them.
This month, we invite you to a special meeting, where we will discuss some of the most inspiring and relevant topics in space exploration.
Are there on Earth organisms capable of surviving in the conditions found in other planets of the Solar System? Let's explore the limits of what we can consider as living.