UPWARDS: understanding Mars

The audio/video Understanding Mars produced in the UPWARDS project, has been distributed online. The documentary is about the latest discoveries about planet Mars and was funded by Horizon 2020 and shot at IAPS among other scientific locations. For more details follow this link UPWARDS. UNDERSTANDING PLANET MARS from IAA-CSIC on Vimeo.  

Evidence of Water Ice from VIRTIS

The latest results from mission Rosetta were published today on Nature: traces of water ice have been found on comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko by the italian VIRTIS spectrometer in two different areas of the Imhotep region. For more information: read Media INAF article (in italian) or ESA article (in english)

Ultimi risultati su V404 Cygni

Sono di un’intensità senza precedenti le esplosioni cosmiche che a partire dallo scorso 15 giugno sono state rivelate dal satellite Swift della NASA e da Integral dell’ESA. La forte intensità di questi getti, che in un solo minuto possono trasportare l’energia prodotta dal Sole in diversi mesi, permette di studiare con una sensibilità senza precedenti la fisica dei fenomeni estremamente …

2015 Integral Workshop

The 2015 Integral Workshop “The New High Energy Sky after a Decade of Discoveries” will be held from the 5th to the 9th of October 2015, in Rome,  at Università La Sapienza, Facoltà di Ingegneria. The central focus of is to provide an up-to-date view of the high-energy sky. For more information and to register, please follow this Link.

Dawn at Ceres

At 13:39 of Friday, the 6th of March 2015 NASA spacecraft Dawn entered Ceres’ orbit becoming the first mission to achieve orbit around a dwarf planet. The confirmation signal from the spacecraft was received at 14:36. Onboard, the italian instrument VIR. Read Media INAF article Read the news on NASA website