The Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration, which includes a researcher of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), created the most precise map, so far, of the shapes and the distribution of the galaxies in the Universe.
The largest ever quest for atmospheric wave patterns on the night side of Venus, and a new window onto vertical winds, are the two recent major insights into the super rotating cloud level of the planet, made by researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
The most precise version of the full-physics 3D model of the atmosphere of Venus gives insights into its highly unstable and largely unexplored outer layers, according to two new studies, each co-authored and led by researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
[ POSTPONED ] Why is the future different from the past and why is time always moving forward? Discover the most recent studies about the origin of the direction of time and what that means for the understanding of the Universe around us.
A collective exhibition of sound installations about the concept of “time” includes an immersive interactive experience inspired on space-time and gravitational waves, produced by three artists and curated by the platform Eufonia, in collaboration with the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
How will it be possible, in Mars, to do such simple and essential things like breathe or drink a glass of water? Learn the challenges that will need to be overcome before a human colony can succeed in another planet.
If you would like to have a really eccentric holiday home, there are very weird planets in our Galaxy for you to choose from. The hard task rests with the astronomers, as Sérgio Sousa, of IA, will explain.
In 2021, the Portugal Day, an day of the Portuguese epic poet Camões and of the Portuguese communities spread across the world, is also going to be a day of solar eclipse. In the Arctic, the eclipse will be annular. In Portugal, will be partial, with Azores offering the best view of the show.
The hearts of some galaxies are among the most violent places in the Universe, powered by titanic black holes. Some of these black holes swallow, every year, the mass of a thousand Suns. Let’s get closer.
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