The Support Team of the Director of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) has set up a Press Room for the duration of the XVIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics for the benefit of the communications media and the Winter School participants. The Press Room, which will be updated on a daily basis, consists of a web site providing information and images; it can be used as a cited source for any news reports relating to the School.
XVIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics officially opened. More than 1000 researchers world wide have been trained so far at the IAC's Winter Schools.
The IAC Winter School comes of age
FRANCISCO SÁNCHEZ, Director of the IAC, introduces the eighteenth Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics. (pdf document)
The Universe in Emission
IAC researcher JORDI CEPA, Head of Postgraduate Studies at the IAC, Head of the Department of Astrophysics of the University of La Laguna and one of the organizers of this Winter School, tells us about this year's school. (pdf document)
Tuning in to the Universe!
In this article NATALIA R. ZELMAN, of the IAC Director's Support Team, examines why emission lines are important and what they have to do with the GTC (Gran Telescopio CANARIAS). (pdf document)
TUNABLE FILTERS From raw telescope data to calibrated astronomical information By HÉCTOR CASTAÑEDA and ANGEL BONGIOVANNI, IAC researchers and Winter School tutors (pdf document) Further information: See the article by Jordi Cepa and Natalia R. Zelman, 'Tunable filters: OSIRIS's trick', in the magazine IAC Noticias 1-2003 (pdf document, in Spanish only)
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