Using asteroseismology, a team, led by an Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) researcher, studied two red-giant stars known to have exoplanets, and in one of them found a seemingly improbable planet. Ler mais
A team of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researchers developed a way to constrain the radius of an exoplanet knowing its mass, using a machine learning technique. Ler mais
Unprecedented precision in the measurements of winds on Venus made use of an instrument built to study exoplanets, in a work led by researchers of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Ler mais
An international team, with the participation of an Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) researcher, used data from the ALMA radiotelescope to produce a detailed map of the gas tails of the ESO137-001 galaxy. 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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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.
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.
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 in five-minute presentations.