"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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News

  • Photogram from an animation which shows the ultrahot Neptune orbiting its star Credit: Ricardo Ramirez, University of Chile
    The first “ultrahot Neptune” is discovered
  • Material exógeno Ryugu y Bennu
    Exogeneous material found on the surface of asteroids Ryugu and Bennu
  • Participants of the III Hispano-American Writers’ Festival during their visit to the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory. Credit: Juan Antonio González Hernández / IAC.
    Astronomy and Literature, together again in La Palma
  • En esta ilustración, WD 1856 b, un potencial planeta del tamaño de Júpiter, orbita su tenue estrella enana blanca cada día y medio. Crédito: Centro de Vuelo Espacial Goddard de la NASA.
    TESS, Spitzer and the GTC detect a planet orbiting a white dwarf for the first time
  • Photometers at the Teide Observatory
    Natural darkness to preserve night-time ecosystems
  • Teide 1 en el cúmulo de las Pléyades
    25th anniversary of the discovery of the first brown dwarf

Events

  • 05 Oct 20
    09 Oct 20
    Upcoming
    Online Workshop "Dark and Quiet Skies for Science and Society"
    09:00
    18:00

Employment

  • TRES PUESTOS DE TRABAJO CON CATEGORÍA DE INGENIERO/A COMO PERSONAL LABORAL FIJO EN EL I.A.C. - REF. PS-2020-020

    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

  • Dos contratos postdoctorales Atmosfera Solar 2020 / Two Postdoctoral contracts Atmosfera Solar 2020 (PS-2020-024)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces TWO postdoctoral contracts to work within the framework of the project “The physics of the solar atmosphere: Theory, radiation diagnostics and supercomputing” (Ref