This discovery, with the participation of a researcher of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), confirms one of the oldest observations to reach present day, measured by Chinese astronomers in 48 b.C. Ler mais
The first global document that proposes a definition for Astronomy Literacy is published today in open-access, and Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) is one of the authoring institutions. Ler mais
The first image of a black hole was announced today, the result of an international project with the participation of a collaborator of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Ler mais
A novel code, developed by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) researchers, shows that previous population synthesis codes, which only account for stellar emission, underestimate galaxy properties like mass or age. 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
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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.
Enjoy a full weekend under the starry skies of Alqueva with the activities offered by IA within the programme of Dark Sky Party Alqueva 2019.
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.