"The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons"

- Edwin Hubble –

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  • Illustration of the UNDARK project
    The IAC aims to illuminate the dark side of the universe with the UNDARK project
  • Begoña García Lorenzo
    IAC Researcher Begoña García new coordinator of the Network of Astronomical Infrastructures
  • IAC engineers working in one of the Assembly, Integration and Verification Rooms (AIV).
    The IAC initiates its Office for the Transfer of Knowledge
  • Poster for the Open Days at the Teide 2024 Observatory. Credit: Inés Bonet (IAC)
    The Teide Observatory will hold its Open Days on 22nd and 23rd June
  • Artist's impression of the ANDES instrument on the ELT. Credit: ESO
    The agreement for the construction of the ANDES instrument on the ELT is signed
  • A large white machine with two big doors (polishing machine for large surfaces) in a white room with high ceilings (IACTEC's south clean room).
    The IAC moves towards becoming a global benchmark in the manufacture of optical elements


  • Upcoming
    LSST@Europe 6

    La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

  • Upcoming
    SONG 2024 Science Meeting

    IACTEC. La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain

  • Upcoming
    The Whole Sun 2024 Scientific Meeting

    Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), 

    San Cristóbal de La Laguna, S/C de Tenerife, Spain

  • Now
    11th Coronal Loops Workshop

    La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain



  • Six PhD Fellowships at IAC in Astronomical Reserarch (PS-2024-036)
    SIX PhD FELLOWSHIPS AT IAC ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCH (Ref. PS-2024-036) The IAC (Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for SIX PhD fellowships in Astrophysics. 1.- Astrophysical Research (5 contracts) 2.-
  • Escala de Científicos Titulares de los Organismos Públicos de Investigación - Acceso Libre - Código Proceso Selectivo PS-2024-045
    Resolución de 14 de junio de 2024, de la Subsecretaría, por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para ingreso, por el sistema general de acceso libre, en la Escala de Científicos Titulares de los