Indigenous star helps to understand the past of the Milky Way
Data from satellite TESS made possible the characterization and dating of a star from the Indus constellation, allowing for a better understanding of a past galactic collision, in a study with the participation of researchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
The turbulent life of two black holes caught in a galactic collision
The most detailed image of the material surrounding two supermassive black holes in a galaxy in the process of merging was obtained with the collaboration of a researcher now at the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
Unveiling new Earths among the “noise” of the stars
First data gathered with ESPRESSO, an instrument built with the participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), help clarify a debate about an hypothetical planetary system.
CHEOPS space telescope will be launched next 17th of December
Some members of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço and DEIMOS Engenharia actively involved in this mission will be available at the Porto Planetarium, next 16th of december, at 14:00.
Breakthrough is also Portuguese
Researcher of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) shares one of the most prestigious awards in Physics for his contribution to the first direct image of a black hole.