"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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  • Imagen del radiómetro a la frecuencia de 3.5 GHz, diseñado y fabricado por el equipo de Tecnología Médica. Crédito: Unidad de Comunicación y Cultura Científica (IAC).
    IACTEC desarrolla un sistema capaz de analizar los tejidos subcutáneos para la detección precoz de enfermedades
  • Simulation of the OSIRIS-REx "touch-and-go" mission in Nightingale crater.
    Touching an asteroid and coming back: OSIRIS-REx and Bennu
  • Image and amplification (in colour) of the ultra-diffuse galaxy Dragonfly 44 taken with the Hubble space telescope. Many of the dots on the galaxy are the globular clusters studied in this article to explore the distribution of dark matter. The galaxy is so diffuse that other galaxies can be seen behind it. Credit: Teymoor Saifollahi and NASA/HST.
    The puzzle of the strange galaxy made of 99.99% dark matter is solved
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    World experts prepare the first report for the United Nations on regulation of light pollution and mitigating the impact of satellite constellations
  • Dark & Quiet Skies
    Dark and quiet skies for science and society


  • Un contrato postdoctoral STrESS/One postdoctoral contract STrESS 2020 (PS-2020-057)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project “Seismology and sTellar Rotation with TESS” (Ref. PID2019-107187GB-I00) funded by the Spanish Ministry of

  • Un contrato postdoctoral Supernovas y Galaxias IR/One postdoctoral contract Supernovas y Galaxias IR 2020 (PS-2020-056)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project PID2019-105552RB-C43, led by Dr. Ismael Pérez Fournon. Research topics at the IAC include most areas of