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
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
Mighty Valentina is a fictional story, inspired by the first woman astronaut to go to Space. IA carried out the scientific review of the book. 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
Let’s learn about the past of this faithful companion of our planet Earth, that also as a place in our future and in our ambition to land on other worlds.
Researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço will take us on a journey from the Solar System to the edge of the Universe.
Session that gathers eight researchers from various scientific fields in a conversation about space exploration and what the future holds after stepping on the Moon.
Quarterly outreach sessions, taking place in Lisbon and Porto, aimed at young people willing to join scientists in discovering the universe.
Under the charm of the Moon and Astronomy, many eyes will look up to the sky in this Autumn night.
Let's explore ten iconic astronomical images, specially selected for their great beauty, and go deep into their meaning and the surprises they hide.