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News

  • Delegation from the Tourism Summit at the Gran Telescopio Canarias
    The Roque de los Muchachos Observatory serves as an inspiration to the world tourism summit which is being held on La Palma
  • Image of the ION SCV LAURENTIUS satellite platform, where the DRAGO instrument will be integrated. Credit: D-Orbit.
    Agreement with D-Orbit to integrate DRAGO in the ION satellite
  • This image presents the region around the galaxy NGC 1052-DF4, taken by the IAC80 telescope at the Teide Observatory in Tenerife. The figure highlights the main galaxies in the field-of-view, including NGC 1052-DF4 (center of the image), and its neighbor NGC 1035 (center left).
    A mechanism for removing dark matter from galaxies has been found
  • Image of PINRELL - Prototype for INfraREd analysis of Lower Limbs, designed and built by the team at Medical Technology. Credit: Carlos Colodro and Sara González
    Astrophysical Technology for early detection of diabetic foot neuropathy
  • Dark matter in two galaxies simulated on a computer. The only difference between them is the nature of dark matter. Without collisions on the left and with collisions on the right. The work suggests that dark matter in real galaxies looks more like the image on the right, less clumpy and more diffuse than the one on the left. The circle marks the end of the galaxy. Credit: Image taken from the article Brinckmann et al. (2018, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474, 746; https://doi.org/10.10
    Solved: the mystery of how dark matter in galaxies is distributed
  • Artist's impression of a blazar
    The Gran Telescopio Canarias finds the farthest black hole that belongs to a rare family of galaxies

Employment

  • Un contrato postdoctoral STrESS/One postdoctoral contract STrESS 2020 (PS-2020-057)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project “Seismology and sTellar Rotation with TESS” (Ref. PID2019-107187GB-I00) funded by the Spanish Ministry of

  • Un contrato postdoctoral Astroparticulas-MAGIC/One Postdoctoral Contract Astroparticulas-MAGIC 2020 (PS-2020-044)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the framework of the project “IAC-MAGIC Agreement” (P/300461), led by Prof. Ramón García López. Research topics at the