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News

  • Artist’s concept of WASP-39 b
    Astronomers observe differences in sunrises and sunsets on a distant world
  • Rafael Rebolo, Sergio Rodríguez y Valentín Martínez Pillet
    Reunión del director del IAC con el presidente del Cabildo de La Palma
  • Collages of images from the different editions of the ""Nuestros Alumnos y el ORM"" programme
    The "Nuestros Alumnos y el Roque de los Muchachos" programme receives unanimous high opinions from the schools of La Palma
  • Ignacio Ferreras, Research Scientist at the IAC
    IAC Researcher Ignacio Ferreras is newly elected councillor of the European Astronomical Society
  • Taking office of the Director of the IAC, Valentín Martínez Pillet. Credit: Inés Bonet (IAC)
    Valentin Martínez Pillet takes office as Director of the IAC
  • Illustration of the UNDARK project
    The IAC aims to illuminate the dark side of the universe with the UNDARK project

Events

  • Upcoming
    SONG 2024 Science Meeting

    IACTEC. La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain

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  • Upcoming
    The Whole Sun 2024 Scientific Meeting

    Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), 

    San Cristóbal de La Laguna, S/C de Tenerife, Spain

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  • Upcoming
    LSST@Europe 6

    La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

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Employment

  • Six PhD Fellowships at IAC in Astronomical Reserarch (PS-2024-036)
    SIX PhD FELLOWSHIPS AT IAC ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCH (Ref. PS-2024-036) The IAC (Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for SIX PhD fellowships in Astrophysics. 1.- Astrophysical Research (5 contracts) 2.-
  • One Postdoctoral Contract SUNSPOT WAVES 2024 (PS-2024-053)
    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on the project linked to the line of research “Solar and Stellar Magnetism: observational study of waves and shocks in sunspots”. The