Projects and activities

Continuously, the IAC launches projects and outreach activities aimed at the educational community and / or the general public to stimulate social interest in the stars, with a gender perspective and integrating disability as much as possible. Among them:

  • Courses, conferences and workshops.
  • Projects with robotic telescopes.
  • Coordination and design of exhibitions.
  • Campaigns for monitoring and public observation of astronomical events.
  • Presence in fairs and weeks of Science and Innovation.
  • Contests.
  • Special events for certain groups (mass media ...)
  • Transversal projects, which combine astronomy with other disciplines and subjects.

  • Exhibition 20 años de Astronomía en Canarias
    20 años de Astronomía en Canarias

    (Only in Spanish) Inauguración de la exposición "20 años de Astronomía en La Palma" 12 Nov. 1999 Esta Exposición, organizada por el Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias con la financiación de la Comisión Interministerial de Ciencia y Tecnología y la colaboración del Excmo. Cabildo Insular de La Palma,conmemora el vigésimo aniversario de la firma de

  • La investigación en imágenes
  • Canarias Innova

    CANARIAS INNOVA was born on the 2nd July 2000 as a weekly radio programme on science and technology for the Canaries.CANARIAS INNOVA is a joint initiative by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and Radio Nacional de España en Canarias (RNE). It has now been broadcast for more than six years and has given rise to many spin-off initiatives