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News

  • Artistic impression of the super-Earth in orbit round the red dwarf star GJ-740. Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC).
    A new super-Earth detected orbiting a red dwarf star
  • Daniel Nóbrega Siverio, postdoctoral researcher at the IAC. Credit: Carmen del Puerto (IAC).
    Daniel Nóbrega Siverio, an IAC researcher, wins European Physical Society prize
  • One of the main pyramidal buildings of the central square of Caral, whose major axis is oriented parallel to the Supe river, and towards the major southern lunastice. Credit: A. César González-García (Incipit-CSIC).
    Astronomy and Landscape in the city of Caral, the oldest city in the Americas
  • Firma del acuerdo de gestión del Centro de Visitantes
    Agreement on the management of the Roque de los Muchachos Visitor Centre
  • The presence of ionized gas around galaxies with moves with them leaves a trace in the microwave background radiation (left panel) which can be detected knowing the pattern of velocities of the galaxies provided by the map of fluctuations in their redshift (right panel). Credit: Carlos Hernández-Monteagudo (IAC).
    New light on baryonic matter and gravity on cosmic scales
  • OPTICON-RadioNet PILOT (ORP
    Launch of Europe’s largest astronomy network

Employment

  • Dos contratos postdoctorales EUCLID 2021 / Two Postdoctoral Contracts EUCLID 2021

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces TWO postdoctoral contracts to work on topics within the project “Participation in the NISP instrument and preparation for the scientific exploitation of Euclid” (PID2019

  • Dos contratos - Administrativo/a - Modalidad Fijo Laboral. PS-2020-053

    RESOLUCIÓN del Director del Consorcio Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para el ingreso, como personal laboral fijo, de dos puestos de trabajo con la