"Most scientific discoveries are like ripe fruit. They fall, and don't need much looking for. The merit is to find the right tree to lean on."

- Guido Münch. In Memoriam - 

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News

  • Left and centre: Image of the region of the sky containing BOSS-EUVLG1, which stands out due to its blue colour. Credit: DESI Legacy Imaging Surveys. Right: Artist`s drawing of the burst of star formation in BOSS-EUVLG1, which contains a large number of young massive stars, and hardly any dust. Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC).
    Astronomers find the first galaxy whose ultraviolet luminosity is comparable to that of a quasar
  • Photogram from an animation which shows the ultrahot Neptune orbiting its star Credit: Ricardo Ramirez, University of Chile
    The first “ultrahot Neptune” is discovered
  • Material exógeno Ryugu y Bennu
    Exogeneous material found on the surface of asteroids Ryugu and Bennu
  • Participants of the III Hispano-American Writers’ Festival during their visit to the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory. Credit: Juan Antonio González Hernández / IAC.
    Astronomy and Literature, together again in La Palma
  • Photometers at the Teide Observatory
    Natural darkness to preserve night-time ecosystems
  • The proyect moved around a part of the zone of Allande, and visited the villages of Berducedo, Monón, Fonteta, and Pola de Allande. Credit: Raquel González Cuesta.
    Allande Stars: beyond the stars, closer to our culture

Events

  • 05 Oct 20
    09 Oct 20
    Upcoming
    Online Workshop "Dark and Quiet Skies for Science and Society"
    09:00
    18:00

Employment

  • Dos Titulados/as Superiores para la operación de los telescopios en la modalidad de contrato en prácticas, personal fuera de Convenio. Ref. PS-2020-027

    Resolución de la Dirección del Consorcio Público Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para la formalización de 2 contratos de personal laboral temporal en la

  • Un/a Titulado/a Superior para la realización de un proyecto específico de investigación científica o técnica. (Ingeniero/a Software LIVERPOOL-NRT) PS-2020-016

    Resolución de la Dirección del Consorcio Público Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para la contratación de Un/a Titulado/a Superior, fuera de convenio, en la