Núcleo Interativo de Astronomia e Inovação em Educação

Innovating in Education for a Better Future

Training

Certified teacher training courses addressing cutting-edge methodologies and tools.

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Projects

Active participation in relevant international institutions and projects in the field of education and development.

Outreach

Outreach and non-formal education activities, because scientific literacy is essential for understanding our role in the future of our planet.

Development

Participation in projects for development, because education is the key to personal, social, and economic development.

NUCLIO coordinates several international initiatives

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Galileo Teacher Training Program
Global Hands-on Universe
Portuguese Language Office of Astronomy for Development

Highlights

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Astronomy Education Adventure in the Canary Islands 2024

Date: 22-26 July 2024 (July 27 optional)
Venue: San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain – hybrid format

Celebrate with us the 10th anniversary of the course Astronomy Education Adventure in the Canary Islands: “Explore the Universe With Us” .

COSPAR - 45th Scientific Assembly

COSPAR 2024

Date: 13-21 July 2024
Venue: Busan, South Korea

Join the COSPAR Panel on Education at the upcoming COSPAR Assembly.
To teachers from all grade levels and subject domains who are ready to embark on a real interdisciplinary experience.

Discovery Space International Course 2024

Discovery Space International Course 2024

Dates: 7-12 July 2024
Venue: Marathon, Greece
Join us for the DISCOVERY SPACE International Course 2024!

Soundscapes Summer School 2024

SOUNDSCAPES Summer School 2024

Dates: 7-12 July 2024
Venue: Marathon, Greece
Join us for the SOUNDSCAPES Summer School 2024!

GEO-Academy Summer School 2024

GEO-Academy Summer School 2024

Dates: 7-12 July 2024
Venue: Marathon, Greece
Join us for the GEO-Academy Summer School 2024!

Synapses International Course 2024

SYNAPSES International Course 2024

Dates: 7-12 July 2024
Venue: Marathon, Greece
Join us for the SYNAPSES International Course 2024!

EXPLORE Summer School 2024

EXPLORE Summer School 2024

Dates: 30 June – 5 July 2024
Venue: Marathon, Greece
Join us for the EXPLORE Summer School 2024!

StAnD Summer School 2024

StAnD Summer School 2024

Dates: 30 June – 5 July 2024
Venue: Marathon, Greece
Join us for the StAnD Summer School 2024!

Otters Summer School 2024

OTTERS Summer School 2024

Dates: 30 June – 5 July 2024
Venue: Marathon, Greece
Join us for the OTTERS Summer School 2024!

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Latest News from Portal do Astrónomo

2024 Total Solar Eclipse: Through the Eyes of NASA

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America’s continental territory. NASA will broadcast this event live.

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Image of the Nube galaxy through different telescopes. Credit: SDSS/GTC/IAC.

Nube, the almost invisible galaxy which challenges the dark matter model

A group of astrophysicists has discovered the largest and most diffuse galaxy recorded until now. This almost invisible galaxy challenges the currently accepted cosmological model, that of cold dark matter.

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Image shows a visualisation of the huge, glowing planetary body produced by a planetary collision. In the foreground, fragments of ice and rock fly away from the collision and will later cross in between Earth and the host star which is seen in the background of the image. Credit: Mark Garlick.

Researchers capture first-ever afterglow of huge planetary collision in outer space

A chance social media post by an eagle-eyed amateur astronomer sparked the discovery of an explosive collision between two giant planets, which crashed into each other in a distant space system 1,800 light years away from planet Earth.

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Estrela invulgar que está destinada a tornar-se num dos objetos mais magnéticos do Universo. Créditos: NOIRLab/AURA/NSF/P. Marenfeld/M. Zamani.

Magnetars Origin Story

An unusual star known as HD 45166 is preparing to become the most magnetic powerhouse to exist in the known Universe. Found out more in the new Space Scoop!

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Image of Maisie, the fifth farthest galaxy confirmed until now. Crédits: NASA/STScI/CEERS/TACC/University of Texas at Austin/S. Finkelstein/M. Bagley.

The James Webb observes the first galaxies in the universe and discovers and “impostor”

A study carried out with JWST confirms that the universe could produce extremely luminous galaxies very early, suggesting that these galaxies formed stars earlier than predicted. The study also reveals an “imposter” galaxy.

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