Press releases

European Research Council grants 2,5 million euro fund to develop new methods for the detection of other earths in the Universe
Published 26 April, 2022 in Outreach

For the next 5 years, project FIERCE, led by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researcher Nuno Cardoso Santos, will develop new data analysis methods, to model and characterize,... read more ❯
Portuguese researchers use NASA tool to try to solve several mysteries of the Solar System
Published 29 March, 2022 in Outreach

Cratera na região Sirenum Fossae em Marte

A team of researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) analysed observations of the atmosphere of Solar System planets, together with a simulator of chemical abundances,... read more ❯
The secret of Venus may be hidden in the heat of the night
Published 22 February, 2022 in Outreach

Conceção artística da superfície de Vénus.

The most complete profile of Venus winds parallel to the equator on the nightside launches fresh clues on the possible link between the rampant greenhouse effect of the atmosphere and... read more ❯
New planet detected around star closest to the Sun
Published 10 February, 2022 in Outreach

The exoplanet, named Proxima d, was detected by a team lead by an Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researcher, and is the "lightest" ever discovered with the radial... read more ❯
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