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.

  • Cover Winter School 2006
    Sala de Prensa: Escuela de Invierno 2006

    The Support Team of the Director of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) has set up a Press Room for the duration of the XVIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics for the benefit of

  • Who stole our Milky Way? The problem of light pollution

    Who stole our Milky Way? The problem of light pollution


    It is one of the most spectacular telescopes of the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory. Learn how it observes the universe.