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  • Irene González Hernández
    An honorary prize from the American Astronomical Society remembers solar physicist Irene González Hernández
  • Unveiling of the plaque of the Francisco Sánchez Astrophysics Centre on La Palma,
    The Centre for Astrophysics on La Palma is renamed “Francisco Sánchez” in honour of the founder of the IAC
  • Planetary nebula M57
    The mystery of the fullerenes in space explained
  •  Merging binary
    Astronomers find evidence that blue supergiant stars can be formed by the merger of two stars
  •  Asteroid near Mars
    Astronomers confirm a new “Trojan” asteroid that shares an orbit with Mars
  • Ana Escorza receiving the La Caixa Foundation grant
    La Caixa Foundation awards 5 research grants for doctoral and post-doctoral projects at the IAC


  • Upcoming
    LSST@Europe 6

    La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

  • Upcoming
    11th Coronal Loops Workshop

    La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain



  • Six Summer Grants at IAC Astronomical Research- Selective Process Code PS-2024-018

    SIX SUMMER GRANTS AT IAC ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCH (Ref. 1.- PS-2024-018) The IAC (Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for SIX Summer Grants in Astrophysics. The research topics pursued at the IAC

  • One Postdoctoral Contract White Dwarf Variability 2024 (PS-2024-016)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on the project linked to the line of research “ Chemical composition of ionized nebulae: the properties of young white dwarfs”. The