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Research led by Artemi Camps, who started it while he was studying for his doctorate in the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias and the University of La Laguna, and is now working at the Instituto de Astronomía of the UNAM (México) has discovered an expanding bubble in the disc of a galaxy. With a diameter of 15,000 light years, it is the largest bubble of its type observed in any galaxy. The study has recently been published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. A galaxy like the Milky Way is made up of hundreds of thousands of millions of stars, with a mixtureAdvertised on
Charla pública: «Ondas gravitacionales. Los sonidos del Universo»
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 gravitacionales. Los sonidos del Universo” a cargo del investigador la Universidad de las Islas Baleares Sascha Husa. La conferencia, organizada por el IAC en el marco de la XXXI Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics, se realizará en castellano y la entrada será gratuita hasta completar aforo.Advertised on
The IACTECagreement of collaboration between the IAC and EMXYS for the development of technological, scientific and human resources in the island has been signed.
On November 14th 2019 at the Headquarters of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) in La Laguna an agreeement for cooperation between the IAC and the EMXYS company was signed.This is the first agreement for collaboration between the IAC and a private company in the field of training and technology transfer "IACTEC-ESPACIO". The IACTEC initative, in collaboration with the Excellentísimo Cabildo Insular of Tenerife, and INTech Tenerife has the aim of developing within the Canaries an innovative "ecosystem" for transferring high technology between the public sector and companies.takingAdvertised on