David Sobral, of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), and an international team, have identified the importance of the mysterious cosmic web and its filaments for the evolution of galaxies in the distant Universe. Ler mais
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
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.