It was signed the treaty for the Square Kilometre Array Observatory, being Portugal one of its founding countries, and which has the scientific participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Ler mais
Let's make a journey through the universe of the telescopes and visit a "planet hunter" instrument, with Alexandre Cabral, of IA.
The ESPRESSO spectrograph, partially built by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), has used the combined light of all four of the 8.2-metre Unit Telescopes for the first time. Combining light from the Unit Telescopes in this way makes the VLT the largest optical telescope in existence in terms of collecting area. Ler mais
The next-generation spectrograph ESPRESSO, whose construction was co-led by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) is already operating at the Very Large Telescope. Ler mais