IAC publishing

The Science Communication and Culture Unit (UC3) is responsible for the outreach publications and material of the IAC. It seeks in this way to keep citizens informed of the various activities that the IAC organizes and to bring them closer to the fascinating science of Astronomy.

The IAC publishes regularly:

  • Popular magazines (Paralajes,...).
  • Memoria and reports.
  • A Blog "Vía Láctea, S / N" and Social Networks.
  • Factsheets and brochures about the facilities of the Canary Islands Observatories and scientific, technological, educational and outreach activities.
  • Posters and graphic supports (displays, roll-ups, banners,...) announcing scientific meetings (congreses, winter schools,...) and other outreach events.
  • Prints of astronomical images and installations.
  • Astronomical calendars.
  • Own production books & didactic units.
  • Videos.

  • Annual report CCI 2009
    Annual report CCI 2009

    In 1979 Spain internationalised the observatories of the IAC through the Agreements on Co-operation in Astrophysics

  • Science GTC 2009 - 2014: big science for a big telescope
    Science GTC 2009 - 2014: big science for a big telescope (pdf, 5,21 MB)

    Science GTC 2009 - 2014: big science for a big telescope (pdf, 5,21 MB).

  • Book: GTC First light
    Book: GTC First light (pdf, 15MB)

    Book: GTC First light (pdf, 15MB).

  • ¡ASTRONOMÍA, se rueda!
    ¡ASTRONOMÍA, se rueda!

    "¡Astronomía, se rueda!" es la recopilación de las charlas y exposiciones impartidas por expertos en el curso que tuvo lugar (y que llevaba el mismo nombre) en 2009, con motivo de la celebración del

  • GTCdigital

    GTCdigital is a dissemination project that aims to bring to every corner the reflections of one of the largest telescopes in the world: the Gran Telescopio CANARIAS (GTC). In short, it is the easiest

  • The history of the ULL Astrophysics Department

    Astrophysics is experiencing a great moment in our country, which participates in the main European astronomical institutions and leads the construction project of the largest telescope in the world