News

This section includes scientific and technological news from the IAC and its Observatories, as well as press releases on scientific and technological results, astronomical events, educational projects, outreach activities and institutional events.

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BEGOÑA VILA: “El James Webb es un telescopio para todos, para toda la Humanidad” Interview
MACARENA GARCÍA MARÍN: “Queremos que los científicos del IAC y la comunidad europea en general utilicen el James Webb” Interview
GRANTECAN opens its doors to its observing nights Press release
The new IATec building is inaugurated in La Laguna Press release
Old stars live longer than we thought Press release
A new chapter in the series “Girls who broke a glass ceiling looking at the sky” Press release
Reunión del proyecto GOYA en La Laguna Press release
Encourage scientific and technological vocations among younger women Press release
Protegiendo el cielo, el entorno y el agua de La Palma Press release
Massive collision in the planetary system Kepler 107 Press release
Contracts for those newly qualified in “Formación Profesional” Press release
Making the Hubble’s deepest images even deeper Press release
Stars shrouded in iron dust Press release
Casiana Muñoz -Tuñón, new Deputy Director of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Press release
New data about spiral waves detected in sunspots Press release
A galaxy which outshines the rest Press release
“Supereclipse” Press release
A new, potentially inhabitable super-Earth Press release
A giant interstellar bubble being grown in the Andromeda Galaxy Press release
2019 Calendar "100 square moons" Press release
Quadrantids, start the year with good wishes! General
Quadrantids, start the year with good wishes! Press release
ROMANO CORRADI: “One of the best telescopes in the world had to be in one of the best sites in the world for observing the sky”
ROMANO CORRADI: “One of the best telescopes in the world had to be in one of the best sites in the world for observing the sky” Press release
HARMONI pases its design revisión and will be the spectrograph on the future ELT
Tecnología astrofísica aplicada a la Medicina Press release
HARMONI pases its design revisión and will be the spectrograph on the future ELT Press release
Astronomers find a way to “see” the distribution of dark matter in clusters of galaxies Press release
The Saturn Nebula reveals its complexity
The Saturn Nebula reveals its complexity Press release
MuSCAT2 to find Earth-like habitable planets in the TESS era Press release
Calendario astronómico 2019 Press release
The present and future of research with the GTC Press release
BigSkyEarth Conference: AstroGeoInformatics Press release
The present and future of research with the GTC Press release
The VI Conference “Science with the Gran Telescopio Canarias” opens Press release
VI Conference on Science with the GTC Press release
Helium signal reveals the comet-like tail of exoplanet WASP-69b for the first time Press release
Helium signal reveals the comet-like tail of exoplanet WASP-69b for the first time Press release
Rafael Rebolo, galardonado con uno de los Premios Nacionales de Investigación Científica Press release
Geminids 2018, the last big meteor shower of the year Press release
80ª reunión del Comité Científico Internacional en La Laguna Press release
The IAC confirms its commitment to technology transfer
A Sun more complex than expected Press release
The IAC confirms its commitment to technology transfer Press release
The CTA-North Observatory: a network of opportunities for Spanish industry Press release
The CTA-North Observatory: a network of opportunities for Spanish industry
An amateur astronomer discovers a dwarf galaxy Press release
An amateur astronomer discovers a dwarf galaxy Press release
A Sun more complex than expected General
From Astrophysics to Society Press release
Un noviembre lleno de Ciencia Press release
From Astrophysics to Society Press release
An award for the audiovisual series “The IAC investigates” Press release
Desde la Astrofísica a la sociedad General
Our solar neighbourhood is full of planets Press release
Nuestro vecindario solar se llena de planetas General
"Volcanic" supernovas which enrich the interstellar medium Press release
Our solar neighbourhood is full of planets Press release
La Palma hosts the meeting of the Board of the CTA Observatory Press release
La Palma hosts the meeting of the Board of the CTA Observato General
The dance of the small galaxies that surround the Milky Way Press release
Cosmic fireworks from a new gamma-ray binary Press release
The dance of the small galaxies that surround the Milky Way General
Cosmic fireworks from a new gamma-ray binary Press release
Galaxies like Russian dolls Press release
Galaxies like Russian dolls Press release
El rentable legado de una ley única en el mundo Press release
El IAC participará en la Feria de la Ciencia de La Orotava con la Misión Alisios 1 Press release
The Winter School of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias on Big Data Comes to a Close Press release
Big Data: its use in real life Press release
Aluminium oxide found in an Ultra Hot Jupiter Press release
El valor del cielo de La Palma Press release
Geminids 2018, the last big meteor shower of the year General
More than 80 participants from the whole world will attend the IAC Winter School on Big Data Press release
30 years protecting the Canary sky Press release
First images of asteroid Bennu obtained by the NASA OSIRIS-REx spacecraft Press release
Two stars so close that they are almost touching found inside a planetary nebula Press release
Astrophysics in the Canaries generates 3.5 euros for every euro invested Press release
Astrophysics in the Canaries generates 3.5 euros for every euro invested Press release
Four years with SONG Press release
Close of the International Conference on the cosmic background radiation in Tenerife Press release
Astronomers propose a new method for detecting black holes Press release
Astronomy returns to the Canary classrooms Press release
International Conference on the cosmic microwave background radiation in Tenerife Press release
Sextans: the smallest cannibal galaxy discovered until now Press release
Frontiers of Astroparticle Physics Press release
LST1: a new telescope that shines in the summit of La Palma Press release
Inauguration of the LST-1 telescope on La Palma Press release
Galactic Archaeology Press release
The Environmental footprint of Artificial Lighting Press release
The faint glow of cosmic hydrogen Press release
The Law of the Sky is 30 years old Press release
A date with Science in Macaronesia Press release
A biography of possibly the first Canary astronomer will be presented, based on the discovery of a set of mysterious old exercise books in the library of the IAC Press release
Stars from the world of literature “touch the sky” at the La Palma Observatory Press release
The only known white dwarf orbited by planetary fragments has been analyzed Press release
Dolmens and the Equinox Press release
The IAC collaborates in the first Hispanoamerican Festival of Authors in La Palma Press release
OTELO reveals a population of “ghost galaxies” in the Universe Press release
Night CAT call for proposals 2019A General
Meeting on seismology in the solar atmosphere Press release
Reseachers find out why a supermassive black hole appears to move Press release
A lower limit to the accretion disc radius in the active galactic nucleus NGC 1052 Research news
VALENTÍN MARTÍNEZ PILLET: "The DKIST and EST telescopes will contribute to predict solar magnetic storms" Interview
Perseids 2018, a spectacle in the sky Press release
After the Kepler supernova explosion, no survivors were left behind Press release
Un verano más, el IAC abre sus puertas a la formación de profesorado Press release
Two young researchers with doctorates from the IAC and ULL are proposed for the Nature Research Awards Press release
New data from the Planck space mission give support to the current model of the universo Press release
Primeras imágenes y secuencias de la Luna Roja desde Namibia y Tenerife Press release
A young IAC scientist wins a distinguished prize from the European Physical Society Press release
Anuncio del puesto de Subdirector del Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Press release
Comienza el curso “Acércate al Cosmos” Press release
Total Lunar Eclipse Press release
The energetic youth of the dwarf galaxies that surround us Press release
One of the densest clusters of galaxies in the universe is revealed Press release
The MAGIC telescopes help to uncover the origin of a cosmic neutrino Press release
PEDRO DUQUE “We will continue to support the Sky of the Canaries as a valuable factor for society” Press release
Researchers find organic material in the Antennae Galaxies Press release
Great researchers who have visited the IAC, at a click Press release
Tellurium is detected in one of its places of origin Press release
30th June, Asteroid Day Press release
Models for encouraging girls to get interested in science Press release
MAGIC celebrates its 15th anniversary Press release
MARIO VARGAS LLOSA: “We must bring literature closer to the stars!” Press release
Astronomers find a way to “see” the distribution of dark matter in clusters of galaxies Press release
The Solstice and Rome Press release
Representatives of the London School of Economics visit the IAC Press release
IV International Summer Course "Astronomy Adventure in the Canary Islands" Press release
Today, in the Sicilian town of Giardini Naxos (Italy) the first meeting on Science with the EST is starting Press release
Researchers discover a system with three Earth-sized planets Press release
European cooperation in multidisciplinary projects at the frontier of knowledge Press release
How solar prominences vibrate Press release
Researchers discover multiple alkali metals in unique exoplanet Press release
ALMA: in search of our cosmic origins Press release
CosmoLAB: el Sistema Solar como laboratorio en el aula Press release
Researchers from the UPC and the IAC discover one of the most massive neutron stars Press release
The Planck Space mission wins the Gruber Cosmology Prize Press release
20 years keeping an eye on R Aquarii Press release
10ª edición del DNC: un ejemplo de comunicación interna Press release
SPICA, a candidate for the next class M scientific mission of ESA Press release
The disc of the Milky Way is bigger than we thought Press release
Call for IAC-Nordic NOT proposals for semester 2018B General
Presentación en La Palma de la exposición “FEDER, mirando el cielo” Press release
The Eta Aquarids 2018, the first meteor shower in May Press release
Researchers at the IAC participate in the discovery of clusters of galaxies in the early universe Press release
The itinerant exhibition “FEDER looks at the sky” comes to La Palma Press release
A stellar first showing of the new film by Mateo Gil “The Laws of Thermodynamics” Press release
Lirids 2018: a date with the stars this weekend Press release
A stargazers’ festival Press release
Meeting of the Advisory Research Commission of the IAC Press release
“The Universe is the best particle accelerator” Press release
SAMUEL TING: “If we find complete agreement with the theory, we don’t learn anything” Interview
The AMS Conference starts in LaPalma Press release
The Galaxies "tune up their musical instruments" Press release
Meeting of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer consortium in La Palma Press release
GALÁCTICA: The largest photo of the Milky Way available on the web Press release
The Hubble Space Telescope discovers the most distant star ever observed Press release
Representatives of the TMT visit the IAC and its observatories Press release
ESA chooses ARIEL as its future medium-size space mission Press release
Extreme magnification of a distant star by a galaxy-cluster lens Research news
Non-grey dimming events of KIC 8462852 from GTC spectrophotometry Research news
The Nobel Laureate Claude Cohen-Tannoudji visits the IAC and the Teide Observatory Press release
The workshop on the James Webb Space Telescope finishes Press release
IAC researchers will participate in the XIth Physics Students Conference at the University of La Laguna. Press release
IN MEMORIAM: STEPHEN HAWKING Press release
The Alliance of the Severo Ochoa Centres and the María de Maeztu Units (SOMMa is the Spanish acronym) of which the IAC is a member, presents its proposals for promoting Spanish “science of excellence” and safeguarding its competitivity Press release
Astronomers find a galaxy unchanged since the early universe Press release
The Clarke exobelt, a method to search for possible extraterrestrial civilizations Press release
Astronomers find a galaxy unchanged since the early universe Press release
The Clarke exobelt, a method to search for possible extraterrestrial civilizations Press release
Special issue “Women in Astronomy” Press release
Special issue “Women in Astronomy” Press release
Lecture on the James Webb Space Telescope at the Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos Press release
Lecture on the James Webb Space Telescope at the Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos Press release
Researchers have observed the heating produced in the Sun by magnetic waves Press release
Researchers have observed the heating produced in the Sun by magnetic waves Press release
GTC studies the origin of the neutrino detected in the “Ice Cube” in the South Pole Press release
Call for applications opens for the ERASMUS+ project Press release
The first post-Kepler brightness dips of KIC 8462852 Research news
Inaugurada la exposición “100 Lunas cuadradas” en el Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos Press release
The stellar orbit distribution in present-day galaxies inferred from the CALIFA survey Research news
IAC astronomers find a star in the Milky Way that shouldn’t really exist Press release
IAC astronomers find a star in the Milky Way that shouldn’t really exist Press release
CanariCam studies the polarization produced by the gas and dust around the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way Press release
Astronomy at the Canary classrooms Press release
Astronomy at the Canary classrooms Press release
El director del IAC felicita al equipo de estudiantes de la ULL que trabaja en el desarrollo del nanosatélite “Teidesat” Press release
The women astrophysicists and engineers at the IAC, in the foreground Press release
ESPRESSO has its first light on the four telescopes of the VLT at the same time Press release
ESPRESSO has its first light on the four telescopes of the VLT at the same time Press release
The women astrophysicists and engineers at the IAC, in the foreground Press release
The members of the group which is developing the HARMONI instrument for the European supertelescope ELT meet in Tenerife Press release
The members of the group which is developing the HARMONI instrument for the European supertelescope ELT meet in Tenerife. Press release
The IAC and February 11th, International Day of Women and Girls in Science Press release
The IAC and February 11th, International Day of Women and Girls in Science Press release
El IAC y el Cabildo de Fuerteventura firman un acuerdo de colaboración Press release
The Moon says goodbye to January in a big way Press release
Fuerteventura se vuelca con “Descubre el Universo” Press release