In an insurgent moment, a brighter spark on our star might mean a blackout on Earth, and we don’t mean only a power turn off. The question is: When’s the next one? Learn more in this article under the partnership between IA and National Geographic. Read more
Two researchers, of the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences, will introduce two topics climate-related: Climate Change, or the impact of human activities on our planet, and Space Weather, or the impact of solar activity on our increasingly technological society.
From Earth to Space, IA's activities are framed within both European Researcher's Night initiatives in 2021 – science for climate, and environment and sustainability. Among our offer of online and physical activities at Planetário do Porto, Lisbon and Coimbra, there's action and knowledge in IA's programme.
The Sun, that quiet disc in the blue sky, is sometimes the source of extreme events that menace our highly technological society. IA researchers answer questions in a live session dedicated to space climate.
The Sun, that quiet disc in the blue sky, is sometimes the source of extreme events that menace our highly technological society. IA researchers answer questions in a live session dedicated to space climate. Read more
In 2021, the Portugal Day, an day of the Portuguese epic poet Camões and of the Portuguese communities spread across the world, is also going to be a day of solar eclipse. In the Arctic, the eclipse will be annular. In Portugal, will be partial, with Azores offering the best view of the show. Read more
It seems odd that the transfer of energy in the water being heated in a kettle follows the same processes occurring inside the stars. In the stars, however, these processes are much more active, capable of influencing their structure and dynamics. By Miguel T. Clara, of IA. Read more