IAC publishing

The Science Communication and Culture Unit (UC3) is responsible for the outreach publications and material of the IAC. It seeks in this way to keep citizens informed of the various activities that the IAC organizes and to bring them closer to the fascinating science of Astronomy.

The IAC publishes regularly:

  • Popular magazines (Paralajes,...).
  • Memoria and reports.
  • A Blog "Vía Láctea, S / N" and Social Networks.
  • Factsheets and brochures about the facilities of the Canary Islands Observatories and scientific, technological, educational and outreach activities.
  • Posters and graphic supports (displays, roll-ups, banners,...) announcing scientific meetings (congreses, winter schools,...) and other outreach events.
  • Prints of astronomical images and installations.
  • Astronomical calendars.
  • Own production books & didactic units.
  • Videos.

  • Caosyciencia

    Caosyciencia is an initiative of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) for the dissemination of Astronomy and other related sciences. Since it was founded in 2002, it has sought to spread

  • Article about light pollution in Tenerife

    Light pollution in Tenerife

  • Informe anual CCI 2012
    Annual report CCI 2012

    CCI Presidents come and go, but until now the Vice-President has always been the same.

  • Leaflet: astroclimatic parameters

    Leaflet: astroclimatic parameters

  • Telescopio EST: report on technical, financial and socio-economic aspect

    This report is the result of an extensive analysis and data collectionon industrial and socio-economic aspects related to the constructionand operation of the “European Large Aperture Solar Telescope”