I will review the status of the QUIJOTE (Q-U-I JOint TEnerife) experiment, a project led from the IAC with the aim of characterising the polarisation of the...
TalkObserving the polarized microwave sky: 10 years of the QUIJOTE experiment
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We have discovered a detached pair of white dwarfs (WDs) with a 12.75 minute orbital period and a 1315 km s-1 radial velocity amplitude. We measure the full...
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We present the results from a Gemini snapshot radial-velocity survey of 44 low-mass white-dwarf candidates selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS)...
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The small fraction of dark matter in the galaxy NGC1052-DF4 has worried the astronomical community for several years. Now a team of researchers from the...
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We report the discovery of a detached 20-min orbital period binary white dwarf (WD). WD 0931+444 (SDSS J093506.93+441106.9) was previously classified as a WD +...
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We present the discovery of the eclipsing double white dwarf (WD) binary WDJ 022558.21-692025.38 that has an orbital period of 47.19 min. Following...
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Mañana viernes, 22 de noviembre, a las 19 horas, en el Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos, de Museos de Tenerife, tendrá lugar la charla divulgativa “Ondas...
NewsDoes the merger of two black holes emit light? The Subaru+GTC collaboration tries to answer this question
A team led by researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) has made, with the Gran...
PublicationErratum: The afterglow and kilonova of the short GRB 160821B