Press releases

New research links the compositions of rocky exoplanets and of their host stars
Published 14 October, 2021 in Outreach

Led by a researcher from the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), this work was published today in the journal Science. It shows that, although the composition between... read more ❯
Rocky exoplanet with just half the mass of Venus discovered
Published 5 August, 2021 in Outreach

The team, which includes several resesarchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), shed new light on the exoplanets orbiting the nearby star L98-59, detecting a planet with... read more ❯
Unique exoplanet photobombs Cheops study of nearby star system
Published 28 June, 2021 in Outreach

While exploring two exoplanets in the bright nearby star Nu2 Lupi, ESA’s Cheops satellite has unexpectedly spotted the system’s third known planet crossing the face of the star. The analisys... read more ❯
Going up is the new move on Venus
Published 13 May, 2021 in Outreach

Imagem obtida no infravermelho pela câmara IR2 da sonda Akatsuki, da agência espacial japonesa JAXA, processada, invertida e colorizad

The largest ever quest for atmospheric wave patterns on the night side of Venus, and a new window onto vertical winds, are the two recent major insights into the super... read more ❯
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