Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) received a rating of Excellent in the evaluation of national research centers, which the Portuguese science foundation (FCT) ordered to the European Science Foundation (ESF). Ler mais
The discovery of a “super-earth” around the star HIP 116454 is the first of the extended mission K2, and includes Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) researcher Pedro Figueira. Ler mais
David Sobral, of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), and an international team, have identified the importance of the mysterious cosmic web and its filaments for the evolution of galaxies in the distant Universe. Ler mais
Researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço made the first measurement of the winds in Venus’ atmosphere, simultaneously from Earth and from a space probe. Ler mais
Take a tour through works of art with references to the Universe, in painting, literature, music and cinema. Ler mais
Mighty Valentina is a fictional story, inspired by the first woman astronaut to go to Space. IA carried out the scientific review of the book. Ler mais
Upcoming activitiesThere are no upcoming activities yet.
If you don't want to miss our monthly activities, please subscribe to our monthly newsletter using the form on the sidebar, or on the Contacts page.
Participate in an online session to celebrate twenty years of the expansion of Portuguese Astronomy with ESO. From the discoveries enabled by ESO telescopes to the adventure of building astronomical instruments at the leading-edge, there is plenty to celebrate.
Discover the Universe asking questions to a panel of five IA researchers.
In this session of The Universe Online, lets discover some wonders and odd facts, in a journey around the Universe in 40 questions.
In the first session of The Universe Online, we will make a journey to the bright side of the Universe, crossing the history of galaxies.
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.
In this session of Noites no Observatório, we will cover some of the most successful methods used by astronomers to detect and characterise planets outside our Solar System.