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
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
In this month's session of Noites no Observatório, discover the tricks and methods researchers use to measure the masses of the Earth, the Sun and the Milky Way.
This month in Noites no Observatório we will review the history of the extraordinary discovery of gravitational waves and discuss its importance and future application.