Press releases

ESPRESSO spectrograph measures fundamental constant of the Universe
Published 14 December, 2021 in Outreach

The ESPRESSO spectrograph, installed at the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope, was recently used to measure the fine-structure constant, one of the Universe's fundamental constants. This work included several... read more ❯
Dark Energy Survey reveals that the Universe is just slightly less clumpy than predicted
Published 4 June, 2021 in Outreach

Simulação de larga escala do Universo.

The Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration, which includes a researcher of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), created the most precise map, so far, of the shapes... read more ❯
First observations of Cosmic Web filaments
Published 18 March, 2021 in Outreach

With observations from the MUSE spectrograph, a team or researchers, including from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), has managed to observe cosmic filaments, when the Universe was about... read more ❯
Euclid is closer to revealing the geometry and history of the Cosmos
Published 13 August, 2020 in Outreach

Conceção artística do telescópio Euclid. Na imagem em fundo, do enxame de galáxias Abell 2744.

The two scientific instruments of the Euclid mission will be integrated with the space telescope. Portugal, through the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), takes part in the... read more ❯
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