An international team that includes a collaborator from the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), revealed the first images of the Read more
The new James Webb space telescope, the largest ever placed in Space, will reveal a sharper, deeper and older Universe. In this session, with Questions & Answers, researchers from IAstro will talk about the science that this new telescope will enable, linked to research by Portuguese scientists.
Let’s imagine several tens of Suns packed in a single star. The final tremendous explosion of such a huge star is felt a long way across the galaxy. Luckily, stars like this are rare, and the reason lies at their birthplace. Read more
This discovery, with the participation of a researcher of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), confirms one of the oldest observations to reach present day, measured by Chinese astronomers in 48 b.C. Read more
T Tauri is a variable star in the constellation of Taurus that is located roughly at a distance of 470 light-years. Read more