Roberta Duarte

Roberta Duarte

Astrophysist - 16 articles

Physicist and Master in Astrophysics from USP, Roberta is currently a PhD student in Astrophysics at the same university. She specialises in Computational Physics and Artificial Intelligence. She is currently working at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Astrophysics publishing the First AI Simulation of a Black Hole. Her work was recognised internationally and nationally, being disclosed by the federal government itself. She works mainly on prediction of magnetised fluids using AI, with astrophysics applications.

In 2021, she won a Best Artificial Intelligence Application award at M2L for this work. Recently, the work was one of those chosen to be presented at the Google event, Women in ML. She promotes science on social networks under the username @import_robs, with more than 100,000 people following her. She is also a screenwriter for the channel Ciência Todo Dia, where she writes about various subjects involving Physics and Artificial Intelligence. She has participated in several well-known podcasts and programs promoting Astronomy and AI.

News by Roberta Duarte

2024 is coming: the year we return to the Moon!

After decades, humans will finally return to the Moon. The first manned mission is scheduled to take place in 2024, which will be a year considered a milestone in Astronomy.

Collision Between Planets May have created a new astronomical object. What will it be?

Using data from NEOWISE, a group of astronomers from Leiden in the Netherlands observed two planets colliding for the first time. The collision resulted in a new structure that had not been observed before. Furthermore, understanding this collision can give us an answer to how the Moon formed when the Earth was still young.