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Surviving on Mars

Is Mars capable of sustaining human life? As soon as a crew lands on the surface of Mars, its resistance will be tested under the harsh conditions of the red planet. Talk with researchers Isabel Abreu and Pedro Machado about surviving on Mars. Read more

Going to Mars

Leaving the Earth and travelling to the red planet involves several technological and physiological challenges. What do we need to go, live and be able to return? Talk with researchers Rui Agostinho and Pedro Fevereiro about travels to Mars. Read more


Modern theories of cosmology appear to predict that our region of space is a minuscule fragment of a huge ‘multiverse’, where over vast distances physical properties, and perhaps the nature of physical laws themselves, can change. Read more