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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A Substantial Amount of Hidden Magnetic Energy in the Quiet Sun
Author/s: Javier Trujillo Bueno, Nataliya Shchukina and Andrés Asensio Ramos
Reference: letters to nature - NATURE |VOL 430 | 15 JULY 2004 - www.nature.com/nature | Link
Discovery of magnetic bright points in the quiet Sun
Author/s: J. Sanchez Almeida, I. Marquez, J. A. Bonet, I. Dominguez Cerdena, R.
Reference: Astrophys.J. 609 (2004) L91-L94 | Link
Possible explanation for the 2175 A* UV peak
Author/s: Susana Iglesias-Groth
Reference: The Astrophysical Journal, 608:L37–L40, 2004 June 10 | Link
Development of the IAC-STAR public programme
Author/s: A. Aparicio, C. Gallart
Reference: The Astronomical Journal, 128:1465–1477, 2004 September | Link
Determination of the range of masses for the compact object in binary r-X 2S 0921-630
Author/s: Shahbaz, T.; Casares, J.; Watson, C. A.; Charles, P. A.; Hynes, R. I.; Shih, S. C.; Steeghs, D.
Reference: The Astrophysical Journal, 616:L123–L126, 2004 December 1 | Link
Detection of an extrasolar planet
Author/s: Roi Alonso, Timothy M. Brown, Guillermo Torres, David W. Latham, Alessandro Sozzetti, Georgi Mandushev, Juan A. Belmonte, David Charbonneau, Hans J. Deeg, Edward W. Dunham, Francis T. O’Donovan and Robert P. Stefanik
Reference: The Astrophysical Journal, 613:L153–L156, 2004 October 1 | Link
Windspeed readings at 200 mbar at the Canary Islands observatories
Author/s: Chueca, S.; García-Lorenzo, B.; Muñoz-Tuñón, C.; Fuensalida, J. J.
Reference: 2004MNRAS.349..627C | Link