"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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News

  • Artist impression of WASP-189 and its planet. Credit: ESA.
    The CHEOPS mission measures the properties of one of the hottest and most extreme extrasolar planets
  • Left and centre: Image of the region of the sky containing BOSS-EUVLG1, which stands out due to its blue colour. Credit: DESI Legacy Imaging Surveys. Right: Artist`s drawing of the burst of star formation in BOSS-EUVLG1, which contains a large number of young massive stars, and hardly any dust. Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC).
    Astronomers find the first galaxy whose ultraviolet luminosity is comparable to that of a quasar
  • Photogram from an animation which shows the ultrahot Neptune orbiting its star Credit: Ricardo Ramirez, University of Chile
    The first “ultrahot Neptune” is discovered
  • Participants of the III Hispano-American Writers’ Festival during their visit to the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory. Credit: Juan Antonio González Hernández / IAC.
    Astronomy and Literature, together again in La Palma
  • Photometers at the Teide Observatory
    Natural darkness to preserve night-time ecosystems
  • The proyect moved around a part of the zone of Allande, and visited the villages of Berducedo, Monón, Fonteta, and Pola de Allande. Credit: Raquel González Cuesta.
    Allande Stars: beyond the stars, closer to our culture

Events

  • 05 Oct 20
    09 Oct 20
    Upcoming
    Online Workshop "Dark and Quiet Skies for Science and Society"
    09:00
    18:00

Employment

  • PERSONAL LABORAL FIJO - 4 PUESTOS DE TRABAJO CON CATEGORÍA PROFESIONAL TITULADOS/AS SUPERIORES, EN EL MARCO DEL PROCESO DE ESTABILIZACIÓN DE PERSONAL LABORAL TEMPORAL. (4 INGENIEROS/AS PS-2020-001)

    RESOLUCIÓN del Director del Consorcio Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para el ingreso como personal laboral fijo en el Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias

  • PS-2020-025 Un contrato postdoctoral Astronomo IAC-NOT/One Postdoctoral contract Astronomo IAC-NOT

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the research and technical project “Remote and/or robotic operation of the OOCC telescope”, led by Dr. Alejandro Oscoz