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Rare giant exoplanets discovered around gigant stars
Published 15 December, 2023 in Outreach

In two recent scientific papers, led by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço researchers, several "jupiters" were found around giant and intermediate mass stars, a type of stars were... read more ❯
CHEOPS mission extension has begun
Published 10 October, 2023 in Outreach

Several researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço have leadership roles in this mission from the European Space Agency (ESA). Learn more (in Portuguese) » read more ❯
A deeper understanding of solar physics with the help of machine learning
Published 4 October, 2023 in Outreach

Imagem do Sol obtida com o observatório espacial Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), da NASA, em 2012.

There's a great potential in the application of machine learning to the prediction of extreme solar events, or to the study of internal processes within our star, states a research... read more ❯
1000 planets' telescope proceeds to construction
Published 3 August, 2023 in Outreach

Planeta a transitar em frente da sua estrela, o que permite estudar a sua atmosfera.

The European Space Agency validated the design of the scientific instruments of the Ariel space mission, which has an important participation of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço... read more ❯


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Stars Day 2023

2023 edition of Stars Day, an annual science meeting highlighting the work conducted by Group members and fostering debate.
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