Monday, June 4, 2018

Apartir de Junho o Jornal Público vai publicar semanalmente vários artigos sobre história da ciência, às Segundas-Feiras, numa rúbrica intitulada "Histórias da Ciência". Desvendam-se mistérios, explicam-se acontecimentos, referem-se personalidades e mostram-se objectos...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Last week, Joaquim Gaspar, the Project Leader, was interviewed by the European Research Council to contribute with his experience and knowledge and to share some words about his work, the first ERC attributed to the history of cartography. One year has passed since the...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Last Sunday, Joaquim Gaspar met the Roadtrip Project team to share his experience and to inspire young generations on his view of a "second life" that started long before his retirement from the Navy. 

The Road Trip Project is a European travel experience that takes 8 i...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

On May 25th, at 11am, the researcher André Ferrand will talk about one Portuguese Atlantic Chart (Portuguese only).

Em Dezembro de 2007 foi descoberta em Palermo, na antiga Biblioteca Nacional (actualmente denominada Biblioteca Central da Região Siciliana) uma carta náu...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Joaquim Gaspar and Henrique Leitão were interviewed for the National Radio program Antena 2 Ciência to talk about the Medea-Chart project and what the study entails. They present and contextualize the project on the state-of-the-art.

The podcast can be listened online a...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Gonçalo Dias was interviewed by the national radio Antena 2, to the program Antena 2 Ciência and explained how Newton ideas arrived and spread to Portugal. English physicist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton (January 4, 1643 to March 31, 1727) is most famous for his l...

Monday, March 26, 2018

As cartas de navegar dos séculos XIII a XVI são documentos multifacetados, no sentido em que podem ser abordados seguindo diversos vetores de investigação. São comuns os estudos que incidem nos seus aspetos geográficos, políticos, simbólicos, heráldicos e filológicos....

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

With the recent passing of Waldo R. Tobler, the twin disciplines of geography and cartography have lost one of its giants. Waldo Tobler was born in Switzerland in 1930, and passed away on 20 February 2018, with 87. Tobler was a professor in the Geography Department at...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The famous Cantino World Chart is one of the most influential maps ever made and it has a very interesting history. It is an anonymous Portuguese manuscript world map. It is the earliest surviving map showing the new discoveries by the Portuguese in Brazil, Newfoundlan...

Friday, February 2, 2018

Santo Agostinho dizia que se lhe não perguntassem o que era o tempo ele saberia o que era, mas se lhe pedissem uma explicação, aí ficaria falto de palavras. Ora, o mesmo sucede com uma aparente trivialidade: uma carta náutica medieval do Mediterrâneo.
 

Uma carta portul...

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