The most common galaxies in the Universe are also the smallest of them, and the hardest to study. They host secrets about how might have been born the great galaxies that we see today. An article in collaboration with National Geographic Portugal. Read more
The hearts of some galaxies are among the most violent places in the Universe, powered by titanic black holes. Some of these black holes swallow, every year, the mass of a thousand Suns. Let’s get closer. Read more
There might be black holes at the centre of most galaxies and they are also at the centre of the 2020 Nobel Prize for Physics. What do we already know about these dark and secret places? Let’s review the historical journey that takes us more and more closer to their secrets.
Iris Breda explains how a new study about the composition of the disk and bulge of spiral galaxies can question part of what we know about their formation and evolution. Read more