How to plan, design and build instruments to be used in astronomy? Between the curiosity about the Universe and high precision engineering, listen to Alexandre Cabral, of IAstro, in conversation at Antena 1 (in Portuguese).
The new James Webb space telescope is a jewel of technology, and starting from 2022 will reveal a sharper, deeper and older Universe. Its main window of observation is infrared light, produced by warm or cool bodies and environments, targets of many lines of research by the Portuguese scientific community.
What will we see, discover and learn, with the James Webb Space Telescope, about the distant objects at the edges of the Solar System? Nuno Peixinho, of IA and University of Coimbra, talked to Fundação Francisco Manuel do Santos (in Portuguese).
Planets orbit stars, and stars spin, but are these two movements always aligned? Details like this are hidden in the light of the stars, and help astrophysicists to tell the story of distant worlds, writes Charlotte Gehan.
Eleven ideas make all there is, and are one click away. On a single website, there’s everything you need to know about Astronomy and the Universe, in direct and everyday language, and several idioms.
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