"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

  • Práctica guiada en el Teide para aprender a manejar el telescopio nocturno y realizar una observación astronómica. Crédito: Donovan Mclean/Enrique Mesa/IAC.
    El proyecto educativo "CosmoLAB" cumple dos años
  • Guido Münch. Crédito: Alchetron.
    The astronomer Guido Münch, a great friend of the IAC, has died
  • RGB image of PSZ1 G158.34-47.49, one of the clusters studied, which has a spectroscopic redshift z=0.311. In the image you can see a gravitational lens arc. The photometric image was taken with ACAM/WHT; the spectroscopic data are from DOLORES/TNG.
    IAC Scientists have characterized over 200 new clusters of galaxies first detected by the Planck satellite using the telescopes on La Palma
  • Image of several of the protective screens manufactured in the Mechanical Workshop of the IAC in La Laguna. Credit: IAC.
    The IAC is designing and making material for protection against COVID-19
  • Impresión artística de la estrella HD 93396 y su planeta. Crédito: ESA.
    The CHEOPS mission, in which the IAC is participating, observes its first exoplanets
  • Artists impression of an active galactic nucleus. Credit: University of Boston-Cosmovision
    La Palma telescopes participate in the discovery of a young blazar produced by the merger of two galaxies

Employment

  • UN/A TITULADO/A SUPERIOR, FUERA DE CONVENIO, PARA LA REALIZACIÓN DE UN PROYECTO ESPECÍFICO DE INVESTIGACIÓN CIENTÍFICA O TÉCNICA (INGENIERO/A AUTOMÁTICA Y CONTROL EST) PS-2020-002

    Resolución de la Dirección del Consorcio Público Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para la contratación de un/a Titulado/a Superior, fuera de convenio, en la

  • Un Contrato Postdoctoral NEOROCKS 2020/One Postdoctoral contract NEOROCKS (PS-2020-005)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project “The NEO Rapid Observation, Characterization and Key Simulations - NEOROCKS”, funded by the H2020-SPACE-2019