How can a staffed space mission survive on Mars? Which mineral and energetic resources will be available? A conversation with Isabel Abreu e Pedro Machado about surviving on Mars.
Ross 128 b is the closest Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting a quiet red dwarf star, which may increase the likelihood that this planet could potentially harbor life. It was detected with the HARPS spectrograph, with the participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço. Ler mais
Astronomers have already confirmed more than 2000 planets orbiting other stars. In some of the larger planets, similar to Jupiter, water vapour was detected in their atmospheres. For smaller planets, this detection is more difficult. Ler mais
It is thought that, below Europa’s icy crust, there may exist a water ocean that completely covers its rocky interior. Ler mais