Press releases

Agreement for the construction of telescope made in Portugal was signed
Published 10 July, 2024 in Outreach

The agreement to install the PoET solar telescope in ESO's Paranal Observatory was recently signed by ESO's director general and the board of Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto,... read more ❯
“Dry ice” found in fossils from the Solar System infancy
Published 20 June, 2024 in Outreach

Conceção artística de um objeto gelado na região do Sistema Solar designada Cintura de Kuiper

Observations with the James Webb telescope and the participation of the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA) revealed carbon dioxide in the ices beyond Neptune, which may inform studies... read more ❯
ESO signs agreement for ANDES instrument on the ELT
Published 5 June, 2024 in Outreach

The construction of the ANDES spectrograph, to be installed in the largest telescope of the next generation, ESO's ELT, has a strong participation of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do... read more ❯
First ‘glory’ on hellish distant world?
Published 5 April, 2024 in Outreach

Led by an Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researcher, the team used ESA's Cheops space telescope to observe potential signs of the rainbow-like ‘glory effect’ in the... read more ❯
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