Inhabiting other Planets
How will it be possible, in Mars, to do such simple and essential things like breathe or drink a glass of water? Will humans ever visit Venus? Learn the challenges that will need to be overcome before a human colony can succeed in another world. Read more
Citizen Astronomy: what scientific discovery have you made today?
New scientific studies are published daily, many of them with the participation of citizens with no specialisation in the topic. Learn about the powerful way of producing knowledge that enables, all of us, to contribute in the construction of science. Read more
The turbulence inside the stars turns them into “musical instruments”.
Margarida Cunha, of IA, explained in TEDx Campo Santana how astrophysicists learn about stellar physics from listening to the “music” of the stars. Read more
“Conquering” the Milky Way, stars and planetary systems
In the series “Future Makers” from Porto University, Tiago Campante, from IA, talks about his professional career, the research in star oscillations, exoplanets and galactic archeology, and about the Portuguese participation in space missions. Read more
Unexpected worlds in our Galaxy
There are very weird planets in our Galaxy to choose from. The hard task rests with the astronomers: how to explain such a diversity of worlds? Read more
How the sky shines in the words
IA celebrated the Reading Week 2021 with five guests around a conversation about reading, books, and how the sky becomes much brighter inside us through what we learn about it while reading. Read more
The Phantom Universe
Part of the Universe we cannot see, but we feel it. More surprisingly, that is almost everything that exists, but we don’t know what it is. Read more
What’s hidden within an ice ball? Here we have, Europa.
Europa, one of the largest moons of Jupiter, is an ice ball, but it might be home to weird forms of life. Text by José Silva, of IA. Read more