PublicationA proposal for the visible-light imager magnetograph
NewsIRSOL and IAC scientists solve a complex paradox in solar physics
In 1998, the journal Nature published a seminal letter concluding that the mysterious polarization signal that had been recently discovered in the light emitted...
NewsJEFFREY R. KUHN: “In our lifetime we are going to wake up some morning to the news that we have discovered life”
The Sun is not the live coal that Anaxagoras described. We can imagine hell in its interior, and we know that there are darker spots on its surface which, when...
PublicationQuiet Sun Magnetic Fields
The seemingly un-magnetized part of the solar surface is not really un-magnetized. It is occupied by magnetic structures producing low polarization which...
NewsResearchers have observed the heating produced in the Sun by magnetic waves
An international team in which researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the Universidad de La Laguna (ULL) are participating...
NewsThe IAC organises the CLASP2.1 space mission scientific meeting
From 18 to 20 October, scientists from the USA, Japan and Europe meet at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) to discuss the results of the third...
PublicationThe profuse optically-thin irregularities of the photospheric magnetic fields
The highly irregular nature of most photospheric magnetic fields is analyzed here, trying to emphasize the connection between photospheric fluctuations and...
NewsVYACHESLAV LUKIN: “Solar observations without theoretical and computational models are like a car without wheels”
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