"Most scientific discoveries are like ripe fruit. They fall, and don't need much looking for. The merit is to find the right tree to lean on."

- Guido Münch. In Memoriam - 

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  • Scheme which represents the origin of phosphorus on Earth, with respect to possible stellar sources of phosphorus in our Galaxy. Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC).
    Stars rich in phosphorus: seeds of life in the universe
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    Communiqué from the IAC. Telescopes of the ASTRI project
  • Image illustrating the comparison between an active spiral galaxy (orange box) and its non-active twin (blue box). Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC).
    Differences between the discs of active and non-active galaxies detected for the first time
  • Collage of photos of the virtual course "Astronomy Education Adventure in the Canary Islands 2020"
    The IAC's most international astronomical adventure comes to an end
  • Image of those attending the Governing Council held today at the IAC headquarters. Credit: Inés Bonet (IAC).
    Pedro Duque attends the “official opening” of IACTEC and presides over the Governing Council of the IAC

Employment

  • PERSONAL LABORAL FIJO - 4 PUESTOS DE TRABAJO CON CATEGORÍA PROFESIONAL TITULADOS/AS SUPERIORES, EN EL MARCO DEL PROCESO DE ESTABILIZACIÓN DE PERSONAL LABORAL TEMPORAL. (4 INGENIEROS/AS PS-2020-001)

    RESOLUCIÓN del Director del Consorcio Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para el ingreso como personal laboral fijo en el Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias

  • 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