An international team, led by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), is defining the way PLATO mission, of European Space Agency (ESA), will extract the maximum amount of information from a set of the satellite’s target stars.
On a single website, there’s everything you need to know about Astronomy and the Universe, in direct and everyday language, the yield of a project co-led by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) and which now becomes an international reference.
The Sun, that quiet disc in the blue sky, is sometimes the source of extreme events that menace our highly technological society. IA researchers answer questions in a live session dedicated to space climate.
From Earth to Space, IA's activities are framed within both European Researcher's Night initiatives in 2021 – science for climate, and environment and sustainability. Among our offer of online and physical activities at Planetário do Porto, Lisbon and Coimbra, there's action and knowledge in IA's programme.
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.
Let’s imagine several tens of Suns packed in a single star. The final tremendous explosion of such a huge star is felt a long way across the galaxy. Luckily, stars like this are rare, and the reason lies at their birthplace.
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