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Discovering the Universe

Rua do Museu
February 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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A cycle of conversations that will count, in each session, with the presence of the astronomer Tiago Campante and a guest researcher, in the case of the session at the Coa Museum, Daniel Folha, a researcher at the University of Porto. The stars and extrasolar planets will be the protagonists of these lively conversations, serving as a link between the most diverse topics of modern Astrophysics, namely Astrobiology, the exploration of the Solar System, instrumentation and robotics, black holes, and gravitational waves.

Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Sciences. Use of the stars and extrasolar planets as a starting point and as a link to other topics in modern Astrophysics (namely, Astrobiology, exploration of the Solar System, instrumentation and robotics, black holes, gravitational waves, etc.).

Each session will be attended by the astronomer Tiago Campante and a guest researcher. Moderation will, whenever possible, be carried out by a local member of the respective Ciência Viva center. Both investigators, one after the other, will begin by addressing the public. Their interventions cannot exceed 15 min each, being accompanied by the projection of slides. These interventions are mainly intended to inspire and arouse the curiosity of those present. A “conversation” with the public will then follow, duly moderated, and which is expected to be dynamic. The total duration of the session should not exceed 2 hours. Whenever possible, it is also desired that the session be recorded for later dissemination.

Target Audience
General public; secondary school students and teachers.


Data: February 8
Horas: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Event CategoryConversa


Local: Museu do Côa
Address: Rua do Museu
Vila Nova de Foz Côa, Portugal


Organizador: Planetário do Porto – Centro Ciência Viva
Organizador: Centro Ciência Viva Museu do Côa