For his contributions to the understanding of stellar interiors, Benard Nsamba, of IA, was awarded a prestigious fellowship to support the pursuit of his research at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, in Germany.
Using asteroseismology, a team, led by an Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) researcher, studied two red-giant stars known to have exoplanets, and in one of them found a seemingly improbable planet.
Unprecedented precision in the measurements of winds on Venus made use of an instrument built to study exoplanets, in a work led by researchers of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
An international team, with the participation of an Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) researcher, used data from the ALMA radiotelescope to produce a detailed map of the gas tails of the ESO137-001 galaxy.
With data from this survey, partly analyzed by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), researchers determined that the C/N abundance ratio can be used to estimate the age of giant stars.
The scattering of laser light in the atmosphere enables the measurement of the accuracy of astronomical spectrographs, through a technique demonstrated for the first time with the participation of researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço.
The Euclid space telescope knows already where and when to dive deep in the dark Universe, and the locations on the sky have been chosen with the collaboration of researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
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