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Waves in thin air with wide effects
Understanding a type of air waves in the Mars' atmosphere improves the meteorology for the red planet, according to a study led by the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA).
ESPRESSO observes an exoplanet with iron rain
A team of researchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) was part of a study which detected and characterized the atmosphere of exoplanet WASP-76b, a study only made possible thanks to the ESPRESSO spectrograph.
“Cotton Candy” exoplanet might be planet with rings
A team from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) found evidence which suggests this type of exoplanet, apparently with very low densities, might be similar to Uranus, with rings more than 2.5 times the size of the planet.
First image from CHEOPS space telescope
This first science image from CHEOPS, which had the participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researchers, was intentionally blurry to maximize the precision of CHEOPS’ measurements.
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).
Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia