The Euclid space telescope knows already where and when to dive deep in the dark Universe, and the locations on the sky have been chosen with the collaboration of researchers of the 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
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.