The space mission that will enable the description of the exoplanet atmospheres has Portuguese participation, led by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Read more
The next-generation spectrograph ESPRESSO, whose construction was co-led by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) is already operating at the Very Large Telescope. Read more
At the November session of Noites no Observatório we will learn how astronomers 'listen' the the sounds of the stars, then using that information to characterise with high detail the planets around them.
Ross 128 b is the closest Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting a quiet red dwarf star, which may increase the likelihood that this planet could potentially harbor life. It was detected with the HARPS spectrograph, with the participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço. Read more
This observation, published today in Nature, has the participation of an Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) collaborator. Read more