Latest press releases

Will this new solar maximum solve the puzzle of the Sun’s gamma-ray picture?
Published 7 February, 2024 in Outreach

Gráfico da densidade, codificada por cores, de raios gama com energias entre 5 e 150 gigaeletrões-volt por fotão, emitidos pelo Sol entre outubro de 2013 e janeiro de 2015

The Sun’s polar regions were the most active emitting high energy radiation during the previous solar maximum, an imbalance yet to be explained, and reported for the first time in... read more ❯
Black holes are missing in the early Universe, and computers are after them
Published 6 December, 2023 in Outreach

Conceção artística de um buraco negro.

Forthcoming sky surveys with radio telescopes will capture millions of galaxies in the early Universe, but only automatic tools, like the algorithm created by a team led by the Institute... read more ❯


Upcoming activities

Beyond the Edge of the Universe

After the success of the first two installments of this conference series (“At the Edge of the Universe” in 2006 and “Back at the Edge of the Universe” in 2015), it’s time to return to beautiful Sintra and discuss the latest achievements of the deepest observations of the Universe.

Past activities