observations with telescopes

Black Holes: New Horizons

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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.

Strange lifeforms

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Are there on Earth organisms capable of surviving in the conditions found in other planets of the Solar System? Let's explore the limits of what we can consider as living.

Planets to the sound of the stars

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This month, in the session Noites no Observatório, learn how astronomers "listen" to the sound of the stars, and then use that information to characterise with very high detail the planets around them.

Planet Hunter

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Let's make a journey through the universe of the telescopes and visit a "planet hunter" instrument, with Alexandre Cabral, of IA.