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News

  • A large white machine with two big doors (polishing machine for large surfaces) in a white room with high ceilings (IACTEC's south clean room).
    The IAC takes one more step towards becoming one of the largest manufacturers of optical elements for large telescopes
  • Artist’s concept of Gliese 12 b
    Astronomers discover one of the closest potentially habitable exoplanets to Earth
  • Euclid early observation images
    First Euclid results dazzle scientific community
  • An artist’s concept of the exoplanet SPECULOOS-3 b orbiting its red dwarf star. The planet is as big around as Earth, while its star is slightly bigger than Jupiter – but much more massive. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
    Astronomers discover Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting ultra-cool star
  • Artist's impression of the WASP-193b system. Credit: University of Liege
    Astronomers spot a giant planet that’s as light as cotton candy
  • Poster of the IAC action at the Mini Science Fairs 2024.
    The IAC brings astronomy closer to the young public at the Canary Islands Mini Fairs 2024

Events

  • Upcoming
    LSST@Europe 6

    La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

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  • Upcoming
    SONG 2024 Science Meeting

    IACTEC. La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain

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  • Upcoming
    11th Coronal Loops Workshop

    La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain

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  • 28 May 24
    Now
    ERC Proposal Reading Days 2024
    Edificio IACTEC, C. Álvaro Martín Díaz, 2, 38320
    09:30
    14:00

Employment

  • One Postdoctoral Contract ESTALLIDOS 8 2024 (PS-2024-030)
    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on the project linked to the line of research “ Starbursts in Galaxies: Multifaced study of star formation in the Universe ”. The
  • One Postdoctoral Contract Exoplanets and Astrobiology 2024 (PS-2024-022)
    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on the project linked to the line of research “Exoplanets and Astrobiology: preparatory science for the ARIEL mission”. The contract is