ESPRESSO confirms the nearest exo-Earth
An international team, with the participation of several researchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), used the ESPRESSO spectrograph to confirmed the presence of the exoplanet Proxima b, the nearest “exo-Earth” to our Solar System.
A new machine learning tool to derive stellar parameters
A team from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço developed an automatic computational tool, able to quickly and reliably derive stellar parameters of red dwarf stars.
Awarded Euclid’s exploration track
A prize from one of the large European Space Agency missions was awarded to a team with a strong participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
CHEOPS observes its first exoplanet
ESA’s new exoplanet mission, CHEOPS, has successfully completed its almost three months of in-orbit commissioning, exceeding expectations for its performance, and observed its first exoplanet.
Unraveling formation time-scales of galactic bulges
A new study lead by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) researchers provided new insights into galaxy formation and evolution.