"Most scientific discoveries are like ripe fruit. They fall, and don't need much looking for. The merit is to find the right tree to lean on."

- Guido Münch. In Memoriam - 

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  • Distribution of dark matter and its tracers (halos). Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC).
    New techniques are developed for producing synthetic catalogues of galaxies
  • Image of the ION SCV LAURENTIUS satellite platform, where the DRAGO instrument will be integrated. Credit: D-Orbit.
    Agreement with D-Orbit to integrate DRAGO in the ION satellite
  • Delegation from the Tourism Summit at the Gran Telescopio Canarias
    The Roque de los Muchachos Observatory serves as an inspiration to the world tourism summit which is being held on La Palma
  • This image presents the region around the galaxy NGC 1052-DF4, taken by the IAC80 telescope at the Teide Observatory in Tenerife. The figure highlights the main galaxies in the field-of-view, including NGC 1052-DF4 (center of the image), and its neighbor NGC 1035 (center left).
    A mechanism for removing dark matter from galaxies has been found
  • Image of PINRELL - Prototype for INfraREd analysis of Lower Limbs, designed and built by the team at Medical Technology. Credit: Carlos Colodro and Sara González
    Astrophysical Technology for early detection of diabetic foot neuropathy
  • Dark matter in two galaxies simulated on a computer. The only difference between them is the nature of dark matter. Without collisions on the left and with collisions on the right. The work suggests that dark matter in real galaxies looks more like the image on the right, less clumpy and more diffuse than the one on the left. The circle marks the end of the galaxy. Credit: Image taken from the article Brinckmann et al. (2018, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474, 746; https://doi.org/10.10
    Solved: the mystery of how dark matter in galaxies is distributed


  • INGENIERO ELÉCTRICO ORM- Contrato laboral de obra o servicio- PS-2020-015

    Resolución de la Dirección del Consorcio Público Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para la contratación de un Titulado o Titulada Superior fuera de convenio

  • Un contrato postdoctoral Galaxias 2020/One postdoctoral contract Galaxias 2020 (PS-2020-041)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project “The structure and evolution of galaxies and their central regions” (PID2019-105602GB-I00), led by Dr. Johan