“The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons”

- Edwin Hubble –

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  • Reunión Nadia Calviño y Rafael Rebolo
    Vice-president Calviño anounces her support for the project to improve the connectivity of La Palma by fibre optics
  • CCI participants 14 Oct 21
    CCI Declaration of Solidarity with La Palma
  • The region of the solar disk observed by CLASP2.1
    CLASP2.1: a new suborbital space mission for mapping the magnetic field of the solar chromosphere
  • Illustration of the formation of a planet round a star similar to the Sun, with rocks and iron molecules, the basic components of planets, in the foreground. Credit: Tania Cunha (Planetário do Porto - Centro Ciência Viva & Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço).
    Rocky exoplanets and their host stars may have similar composition
  • Artist impression of a quasar
    Einstein’s Principle of Equivalence verified in quasars for the first time
  • Example of the book “In a certain place in the Universe….” Published by the IAC. Photo: Inés Bonet
    The IAC has published the book “In a certain place in the Universe….” with contributions from well-known writers, and proceeds to charity


  • Un contrato - Astrofísico Residente (R1) - Código Selectivo PS-2021-072

    Resolución de la Dirección del Consorcio Público Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para la formalización de un contrato de personal laboral temporal en la