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...
NewsJEFFREY R. KUHN: “In our lifetime we are going to wake up some morning to the news that we have discovered life”
GalleryPresentación del informe sobre impacto socio-económico del TMT en La Palma
NewsROGER DAVIES: “It would be wonderful to have the TMT here in La Palma, at the Roque, and of course there would be the potential for European participation”
He was one of the “Seven Samurai” who in 1986 published that the Milky Way, together with its neighbour galaxies, in clusters and superclusters, forms a huge...
NewsSAMUEL TING: “If we find complete agreement with the theory, we don’t learn anything”
“I still remember the surface of the Moon seen from the Teide Observatory”. He will never forget the image: Sharp, close up, and brilliant. It was the first...
NewsThe Japanese ambassador to Spain visits the IAC and the Canary Observatories
The Japanese ambassador to Spain, Kenji Kiramatsu, yesterday visited the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the Canary Island Observatories...
NewsThe Report on the Socio-economic Impact of the TMT on La Palma has been presented
This morning, in the Cultural Space of the CajaCanarias Foundation in Santa Cruz de La Palma there was a public presentation of the Report on the Socio-economic...
GalleryVisita del embajador de Japón
El embajador de Japón en España, Kenji Hiramatsu, visitó ayer el Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) y los Observatorios de Canarias, junto con Masahiro...