Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) received a rating of Excellent in the evaluation of national research centers, which the Portuguese science foundation (FCT) ordered to the European Science Foundation (ESF). Ler mais
The discovery of a “super-earth” around the star HIP 116454 is the first of the extended mission K2, and includes Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) researcher Pedro Figueira. Ler mais
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
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.
Quarterly outreach sessions, taking place in Lisbon and Porto, aimed at young people willing to join scientists in discovering 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.
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.