Unprecedented precision in the measurements of winds on Venus made use of an instrument built to study exoplanets, in a work led by researchers of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Read more
Quarterly outreach sessions, taking place in Lisbon and Porto, aimed at young people willing to join scientists in discovering the universe.
Deep observations of the atmosphere of Venus, published in a new study with the participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), add to solving the puzzle of the “super-rotation” of the atmosphere of this planet. Read more
A third system of winds was detected on Venus and may help explain the super-rotation of the atmosphere on this planet, according to a study by an international team led by a researcher of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA). Read more
With an average temperature above 460 ºC, Venus doesn’t have liquid water on its surface, and only some traces of water vapour were found in the planet’s atmosphere. Read more
The mysterious “Y” shaped cloud in the atmosphere of Venus was, for the first time, explained in a study that counts with the participation of researchers from the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA). Read more