"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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  • This image presents the region around the galaxy NGC 1052-DF4, taken by the IAC80 telescope at the Teide Observatory in Tenerife. The figure highlights the main galaxies in the field-of-view, including NGC 1052-DF4 (center of the image), and its neighbor NGC 1035 (center left).
    A mechanism for removing dark matter from galaxies has been found
  • Image of PINRELL - Prototype for INfraREd analysis of Lower Limbs, designed and built by the team at Medical Technology. Credit: Carlos Colodro and Sara González
    Astrophysical Technology for early detection of diabetic foot neuropathy
  • Wifi Controller at the IAC Headquarters in La Laguna. Credit: Jorge Goya.
    The IAC renews its WiFi network platform
  • The Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC), at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (Garafía, La Palma). Credit: Daniel López/IAC.
    The La Palma World Biosphere Reserve and the IAC work out a protocol to monitor and prevent invading species
  • Dark matter in two galaxies simulated on a computer. The only difference between them is the nature of dark matter. Without collisions on the left and with collisions on the right. The work suggests that dark matter in real galaxies looks more like the image on the right, less clumpy and more diffuse than the one on the left. The circle marks the end of the galaxy. Credit: Image taken from the article Brinckmann et al. (2018, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474, 746; https://doi.org/10.10
    Solved: the mystery of how dark matter in galaxies is distributed
  • Artist's impression of a blazar
    The Gran Telescopio Canarias finds the farthest black hole that belongs to a rare family of galaxies


  • Un contrato postdoctoral Galaxias Activas 2020/One Postdoctoral contract Galaxias Activas 2020 (PS-2020-042)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the projects “Feeding, feedback and obscuration in active galaxies” (AYA2016-76682-C3-2-P) and “Feeding and feedback in

  • Un contrato de personal laboral temporal en la categoría profesional de Técnico de Taller en la modalidad de contrato en prácticas PS-2020-033

    Resolución de la Dirección del Consorcio Público Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para la formalización de un contrato de personal laboral temporal en la