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  • Diana Morant en el CALP
    Diana Morant, Minister of Science and Innovation, visits the Centre for Astrophysics in La Palma
  • Image of the galaxy cluster Abell 370, one of the regions of the sky observed in the SHARDS Frontier Fields project. This is the deepest image ever taken to detect galaxies with emission lines, which are actively forming stars. The centre of the cluster is in the upper right of the image. In the same area, you can see gravitationally amplified galaxies, some of them showing highly deformed and lengthened morphologies, known as arcs. Credit: GRANTECAN
    Images from the Hubble Space Telescope and GRANTECAN help to show how the first galaxies were formed
  • Reunión Nadia Calviño y Rafael Rebolo
    Vice-president Calviño anounces her support for the project to improve the connectivity of La Palma by fibre optics
  • CCI participants 14 Oct 21
    CCI Declaration of Solidarity with La Palma
  • The region of the solar disk observed by CLASP2.1
    CLASP2.1: a new suborbital space mission for mapping the magnetic field of the solar chromosphere
  • Illustration of the formation of a planet round a star similar to the Sun, with rocks and iron molecules, the basic components of planets, in the foreground. Credit: Tania Cunha (Planetário do Porto - Centro Ciência Viva & Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço).
    Rocky exoplanets and their host stars may have similar composition

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