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  • Artists impression of an active galactic nucleus. Credit: University of Boston-Cosmovision
    La Palma telescopes participate in the discovery of a young blazar produced by the merger of two galaxies
  • Three images of the Supermoon of August 10, 2014, taken in the Teide National Park. In the image, the VTT and GREGOR telescopes. Author: Ovidio García (SECAT).
    How to see April's Supermoon from home
  • The egyptologist José Lull.
    JOSÉ LULL: "The Egyptian astronomers used to observe from the terraces of the temples and palaces"
  • Image of the public version of the 3D radiative transfer code PORTA
    Public version of PORTA, a novel 3D radiative transfer code
  • Image of the campaign "#IACUniversoEnCasa" (IAC Universe at Home)
    The IAC joins the cultural and educational initiatives to help confront Covid-19 with the campaign "#IACUniversoEnCasa"
  • A pulsating white dwarf in an eclipsing binary
    Scientists discover the first pulsating white dwarf in an eclipsing binary system


  • Un contrato predoctoral BiD4BEST 2020 / One Predoctoral contract BiD4BEST 2020 (PS-2020-006)

    The Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC, Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for one PhD pre-doctoral contract within the framework of the H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action “Big Data

  • Un contrato postdoctoral Optica Adaptativa OP-EST 2020 / One Postdoctoral contract Optica Adaptativa OP-EST 2020 (PS-2020-007)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project “Preparatory Construction Phase of the European Solar Telescope (EST) - Project Office (PREP-EST)” (Ref. SD