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.

  • 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”

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  • IAC Technology Leaflet 2010
    IAC Technology Leaflet 2010 (pdf, 9,5MB)

    IAC Technology Leaflet 2010.

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  • European Solar Telescope (EST): report on technical, financial and socio-economic aspect
    European Solar Telescope (EST): report on technical, financial and socio-economic aspect (pdf, 9,3 MB)

    European Solar Telescope (EST): report on technical, financial and socio-economic aspect (pdf, 9,3 MB).

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  • Annual report CCI 2010
    Annual report CCI 2010

    Fifty years have passed since I first arrived in the Canary Islands to determine whether the conditions on the heights of these Islands really were good enough for modern astronomy with large

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  • Science GTC 2009 - 2014: big science for a big telescope
    Science GTC 2009 - 2014: big science for a big telescope (pdf, 5,21 MB)

    Science GTC 2009 - 2014: big science for a big telescope (pdf, 5,21 MB).

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