A new measurement technique found at the frontier between Physics and Astronomy
The scattering of laser light in the atmosphere enables the measurement of the accuracy of astronomical spectrographs, through a technique demonstrated for the first time with the participation of researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço.
Moonlit gardens at Palácio de Belém celebrate 50 years after the Moon landing
The Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) and Museu da Presidência da República (MPR) celebrate together the arrival of the first humans on the Moon with an evening packed with activities.
IA researcher is a Visiting Scientist at the Kavli
The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics is the foremost scientific research facility in theoretical physics and allied fields, where the scientific community congregates for sustained periods of time, to work together intensely on a broad range of questions arising from investigations at the leading edges of science.
Three regions on the sky selected for the dive into the deep Universe
The Euclid space telescope knows already where and when to dive deep in the dark Universe, and the locations on the sky have been chosen with the collaboration of researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
TESS first light on stellar physics
Among the 32 thousand stars observed in short cadence in the first 2 months of science operations, asteroseismic data from the TESS space mission revealed 5 rare roAp stars, including the fastest pulsator in this class.