How will it be possible, in Mars, to do such simple and essential things like breathe or drink a glass of water? Learn the challenges that will need to be overcome before a human colony can succeed in another planet.
If you would like to have a really eccentric holiday home, there are very weird planets in our Galaxy for you to choose from. The hard task rests with the astronomers, as Sérgio Sousa, of IA, will explain.
Join our five guests on a conversation about reading, books, and how the sky becomes much brighter inside us through what we learn about it while reading.
Part of the Universe we cannot see, but we feel it. More surprisingly, that is almost everything that exists, but we don't know what it is. Let's try to touch this phantom side of the Universe. Session with Tiago Barreiro, of IA and Universidade Lusófona.
In the International Women and Girls in Science Day 2021, IA researchers will answer questions posed on social media and test the knowledge of the participants in a fun quiz.
What is hidden beyond the edge of the light, in the darkest areas of the sky? Which frontiers of the unknown await astronomers there, and what challenges have yet to be overcome? Session with Fernando Buitrago, of the University of Valhadolid and IA.
This December, Jupiter and Saturn will be so close in the night sky, they will appear to merge in a single "super-star". To mark the event, the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) and the Porto Planetarium - Ciência Viva Center will host an online debate, with IA researchers, about these ephemerids and their scientific and historical importance.
Join a virtual guided tour of the Paranal Mountain, with a view onto the cosmic ocean, and get to know from the inside the observatory facilities and its large telescopes.