Black holes might have the answer to the expansion of the Universe
An international team, with the participation of the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA), suggests that the mass of black holes increases with the scale of the Universe. Read more
Imaginary extraterrestrials help learn about the Solar System and about life beyond Earth
The Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA) launches a free educational board game that promotes group learning about the planets and moons of the Solar System and about astrobiology. Read more
Portugal and the largest international organization in astronomy strengthen ties for science communication
The partnership between the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA) and the Office for Astronomy Outreach of the International Astronomical Union (IAU-OAO) paves the way for more international projects with Portuguese collaborations. Read more
Ignite IAstro – Torres Vedras
Researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço will take us on a journey from the Solar System to the edge of the Universe in five-minute presentations.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2023
The IA celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science with in-person events in Coimbra, Lisboa and Porto. Check the programme and join us!
The IA at the FIC.A
From the 13th until the 15th of October, the IA will be at the FIC.A – International Science Festival, at the Hub – ACT, in Porto Salvo.
Scientists call for the preservation of the night sky, an intangible heritage of Humankind
The night sky is becoming degraded in a dramatic way, due to human activities. Scientists are calling for the mobilization of the scientific Read more
Do black holes have the answer to the accelerated expansion of the Universe?
An international team, with the participation of the IA, suggests that the mass of black holes increases with the scale of the Universe, and might be concentrations of dark energy. Read more
Black holes, judo and radiotelescopes
In the podcast Caravela Cósmica, Hugo Messias shared his academic path and spoke about his current job at the ALMA Observatory, in Chile. Read more
“ET – A Solar System Adventure” board game
At school or with the family, the IA invites everyone to explore different worlds in the Solar System, some of which real targets Read more