Press releases

The image never seen before
Published 10 April, 2019 in Outreach

A primeira imagem de um buraco negro super-massivo foi obtida pelo projeto internacional Event Horizon Telescope

The first image of a black hole was announced today, the result of an international project with the participation of a collaborator of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço... read more ❯
Rescuing gravity from the edge
Published 22 February, 2018 in Outreach

Artistic concept of a supermassive black hole, with millions of solar masses.

The bizarre space-time predictions of Einstein's General Relativity might be wiped out by a modified version of the theory, with extensive applications now laid down in a comprehensive review article... read more ❯
Black Holes might not be dead-ends after all
Published 6 June, 2016 in Outreach

Artist's impression of a black hole.

A physical body might be able to cross a wormhole1, in spite of the extreme tidal forces, suggests a new study by Rubiera-Garcia, of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço... read more ❯
The role of the cosmic web is finally unravelled
Published 25 November, 2014 in Outreach

Illustris simulation

David Sobral, of Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), and an international team, have identified the importance of the mysterious cosmic web and its filaments for the evolution... read more ❯
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