Astrophysics research results
In this gallery of astrophysics research results you will find information on some of the most outstanding scientific advances made by IAC researchers. They have been selected by the IAC's Head of Research and are based on scientific articles that have either already been published in high-prestige scientific research journals or are currently in the press.
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Beyond the magnitude limit of the Hubble Deep Field
Author/s: A. Marín-Franch and A. Aparicio
Reference: The Astrophysical Journal, 594:63–74, 2003 September 1 | Link
Galactic superwinds and stellar superclouds
Author/s: Tenorio-Tagle, Guillermo; Silich, Sergiy; Muñoz-Tuñón, Casiana
Supergalactic Winds Driven by Multiple Super-Star Clusters | Link
Confinement of interstellar dust in galactic bars
Author/s: A. Zurita, M. Relaño, J. E. Beckman and J. H. Knapen
Reference: A&A 413, 73–89 (2004)| PDF
First infrared spectrum of a comet nucleus obtained from earth
Author/s: J. Licandro, H. Campins, C. Hergenrother , and L. M. Lara
Reference: A&A 398, L45–L48 (2003)| PDF
Explanation of the linear polarization of the Ca II IR triplet: zero-field dichroism in the solar chromosphere
Author/s: Rafael Manso Sainz and Javier Trujillo Bueno
Reference: PhysRevLett.91.111102 | Link
Detection of companion stars of the pulsar X1822-371 and black hole candidate GX339-4
Author/s: Ref. 1 - Casares, J.; Steeghs, D.; Hynes, R. I.; Charles, P. A.; O'Brien, K.
Ref. 2 - Hynes, R. I.; Steeghs, D.; Casares, J.; Charles, P. A.; O'Brien, K.
Reference: Ver Ref 1: X1822-3711 y Ref 2: GX339-4 / See Ref 1: X1822-3711 and Ref 2: GX339-4