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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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  • THE FULLERENES AND THE INTERSTELLAR DIFUSE 4430 BAND. Author/s: S. Iglesias-Groth. Reference:
  • OBSERVATIONAL TESTS OF THE PROCESSES OF NUCLEOSYNTHESIS IN THE UNIVERSE. Author/s: 1.- Sousa, Santos, Israelian, et al. 2.- Ecuvillon, Israelian, Pont et al. Reference: 1.- 2007, A new code for automatic determination of equivalent widths: Automatic Routine for line Equivalent widths in stellar Spectra (ARES). A&A, 469, 783. 2.- 2007, Kinematics of planet-host stars and their relation to dynamical streams in the solar neighbourhood. A&A, 461, 171.
  • DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH SPATIAL RESOLUTION SYSTEMS. Author/s: 1- (2008) Vázquez-Ramió H., Reyes M., Delgado J.M., Hernández E., Núñez-Cagigal M., Fuensalida J.J., Lombardi G., Derie F., Navarrete J., Sarazin M. 2- (2008) Fuensalida J.J., García-Lorenzo B., Hoegemann C. Reference: 1- Cute-SCIDAR at Paranal for E-ELT Site Characterisation. The Messenger, 132, 29. 2- Correction of the dome seeing contribution from generalized-SCIDAR data using evenness properties with Fourier analysis. M.N.R.A.S., 389, 7-31.
  • ARCHAEOASTRONOMY. Author/s: Shalthout M., Belmonte J.A. and Fekri, M. Reference: (2008) On the orientation of ancient Egyptian temples: (3) key points at Lower Egypt and Siwa Oasis. PI. Journal for the History of Astronomy 38, 2, 141-60.
  • PHYSICS OF INTERPLANETERY MATTER. Author/s: Pinilla-Alonso, N., Licandro, J., Gil-Hutton, R., Brunetto, R. Reference: 2007, The water ice rich surface of 2005 RR43: a case for a possible population of TNOs, A&A, 468, 25.
  • HELIO AND ASTERO-SEISMOLOGY AND EXOPLANETS SEARCH. Author/s: García, R. A.,Turck-Chièze, S., Jiménez-Reyes, S. J.; Ballot, J., Pallé, P. L., Eff-Darwich, A,, Mathur, S. Reference: 2007, Provost, J., Tracking Solar Gravity Modes: The Dynamics of the Solar Core, Science, 316,1591.
  • VERY LOW MASS STARS, BROWN DWARFS AND GIANT PLANETS. Author/s: Béjar, V. J. S.; Zapatero Osorio, M. R.; Pérez-Garrido, A.; Álvarez, C.; Martín, E. L.; Rebolo, R.; Villó-Pérez, I.; Díaz-Sánchez, A. Reference: (2008) Discovery of a Wide Companion near the Deuterium-burning Mass Limit in the Upper Scorpius Association, ApJ Letter, 673, L185
  • BIPOLAR NEBULAE. Author/s: 1.- Viironen, K., Delgado-Inglada, G., Mampaso, A., Magrini, L., Corradi, R.L.M. 2.- Magrini, L., Vilchez, J.M., Mampaso, A., Corradi, R.L.M., Leisy, P. Reference: 1.- 2007, The S2N2 metallicity calibrator and the abundance gradient of M33. MNRAS, 381, 1719-1726 (WHT). 2.- 2007, The metallicity gradient of M33: chemical abundances of HII regions. A&A, 470, 86
  • STELLAR TIDAL STREAMS IN THE MILKY WAY Author/s: David Martínez-Delgado, Jorge Peñarrubia, Mario Juric, Emilio J. Alfaro, Zeljko Ivezic. Reference: (2007) The Virgo Stellar Overdensity: Mapping the Infall of the Sagittarius Tidal Stream onto the Milky Way Disk, The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 660, Issue 2, pp. 1264.
  • KINEMATIC, STRUCTURAL AND COMPOSITION STUDIES OF THE INTERSTELLAR AND INTERGALACTIC MEDIA. Author/s: 1.- Hernández O. (Incluye Fathi K., Beckman J.E., Corradi R.L.M.) 2.- Fathi K. et al. (Incluye Beckman J.E., Knapen J.H.) Reference: 1.- 2008: GHaFaS: Galaxy Halpha Fabry-Perot System for the William Herschel Telescope. PASP, 120, 665. 2.- 2008: Spiral inflow feeding the nuclear starburst in M83, observed in Halpha emission with the GHaFaS Fabry-Perot interferometer. ApJL, 675, L17
  • NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF ASTROPHYSICAL PROCESSES. Author/s: Moreno-Insertis, F.; Galsgaard, K.; Ugarte-Urra, I. Reference: Jets in Coronal Holes: Hinode Observations and Three-dimensional Computer Modeling. The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 673, Issue 2, pp. L211-L214. Bibcode: 2008ApJ...673L.211M

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