The Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) won the contract of the European Space Agency to develop a precision optical system for the future high-energy space telescope. Read more
The most detailed image of the material surrounding two supermassive black holes in a galaxy in the process of merging was obtained with the collaboration of a researcher now at the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Read more
Quarterly outreach sessions, taking place in Lisbon and Porto, aimed at young people willing to join scientists in discovering the universe.
Black holes are extremely twisted regions in space (and in time). Learn the journey of the human reasoning about these mysterious objects, and explore the mechanisms invented to detect them.
A study predicting the number of supermassive black holes in the early Universe within the reach of future X-ray and radio observatories was led by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Read more