"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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  • Image of the radiometer at 3.5 GHz frequency designed and built by the team at Tecnología Médica. Credit: Unit of Communication and Scientific Culture (IAC).
    IACTEC develops a system which can analyze subcutaneous tissues for early detection of illnesses
  • Simulation of the OSIRIS-REx "touch-and-go" mission in Nightingale crater.
    Touching an asteroid and coming back: OSIRIS-REx and Bennu
  • Image and amplification (in colour) of the ultra-diffuse galaxy Dragonfly 44 taken with the Hubble space telescope. Many of the dots on the galaxy are the globular clusters studied in this article to explore the distribution of dark matter. The galaxy is so diffuse that other galaxies can be seen behind it. Credit: Teymoor Saifollahi and NASA/HST.
    The puzzle of the strange galaxy made of 99.99% dark matter is solved
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    World experts prepare the first report for the United Nations on regulation of light pollution and mitigating the impact of satellite constellations
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