“… equality is as elusive as dark matter.”

- Vera Rubin -

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  • Galaxy cluster in formation
    The Gran Telescopio Canarias discovers the largest cluster of galaxies known in the early universe
  • Reconstruction of the cosmic web (shaded areas in grey in the left panel) based on a distribution of galaxies (in red in the left panel) and the primordial fluctuations (right panel). Credit: Francisco-Shu Kitaura (IAC).
    Big Data to model the evolution of the cosmic web
  • Solar active region artistic simulation
    The CLASP2 space experiment achieves an unprecedented map of the Sun’s magnetic field from the photosphere up to the base of the corona
  • Schematic diagram of the evolution of the Universe from the inflation (left) to the present (right). The “reconstruction method” winds back the evolution from right to left on this illustration to reproduce the primordial density fluctuations from the current galaxy distribution. Credit: Institute of Statistical Mathematics (ISN).
    Astronomers test a method for investigating cosmic inflation
  • Omaira González Martín
    OMAIRA GONZÁLEZ MARTÍN: “The Canary Observatories have been essential in the advance of the study of nuclear activity in galaxies”
  • Cartel anunciador del proyecto "Habla con Ellas: Mujeres en Astronomía" edición 202. Diseño: Inés Bonet (IAC)
    New edition of “Talk to them: Women in Astronomy”


  • Personal Laboral Fijo - Dos puestos de trabajo con categoría profesional Titulados Superiores. Estabilización-2 Ingenieros/as PS-2020-060

    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