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.
A study predicting the number of supermassive black holes in the early Universe within the reach of future X-ray and radio observatories was led by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). 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
The bizarre space-time predictions of Einstein’s General Relativity might be wiped out by a modified version of the theory, with extensive applications now laid down in a comprehensive review article co-authored by a researcher of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Ler mais