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News

  • Presentation of the video recorded by the Tenerife Symphony at the Grantecan. Credit: Cabildo de La Palma
    The Gran Telescopio Canarias observes Beethoven’s musical universe
  • HST imaging and narrow and broad components ALMA maps of ID2299. The top-left panel shows the HST-F814W imaging of the source, sampling the UV rest-frame emission from young stars. The top (bottom) rows show the CO(2-1), CO(5-4), [CI](2-1) and CO(7-6) ALMA maps of the narrow (broad) emission
    A challenge to models of star-formation truncation in massive galaxies
  • Composition of the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn , with the Moon. Credit: Daniel López and Alfred Rosenberg/IAC
    The conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn: astronomical event of the year
  • Javier González Fernández and Natalia Arteaga Marrero, ITC and IACTEC engineers, during the inspection of the phantom carried out at the ITC Biomedical Engineering Laboratory. Credit: Enrique Villa
    MUTANT, the tool in PROMISSE to characterize biological tissues at different depths
  • Distribution of dark matter and its tracers (halos). Credit: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC).
    New techniques are developed for producing synthetic catalogues of galaxies

Employment

  • Personal Laboral Fijo - Dos puestos de trabajo con categoría profesional Titulados Superiores. Estabilización-2 Ingenieros/as PS-2020-060

    RESOLUCIÓN del Director del Consorcio Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para el ingreso como personal laboral fijo en el Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias

  • Un contrato postdoctoral EXOPLANETAS 2021 / One Postdoctoral contract EXOPLANETAS 2021 (PS-2020-070)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project “Brown dwarfs as exoplanet analogues” (PID2019-109522GB-C53), led by Drs. Nicolas Lodieu and Víctor S. Béjar