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  • Spitzer images of the galaxy M87. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/IPAC/Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration
    The structure of the famous Jet of material in M87, the brightest galaxy in the Virgo Cluster, revealed
  • Artistic recreation of GJ887 and its planets. Credit: University of Göttingen.
    A system of superearths has been detected around the brightest red dwarf in the sky
  • Artistic impression of AU Mic b. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Chris Smith (USRA).
    A planet in the process of formation found round the nearby young star AU Mic
  • LST-1 en el Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos (Garafía, La Palma)
    The LST-1 telescope on La Palma detects the Crab Pulsar at very high-energy
  • Elena Máñez and Carlos Navarro in the IAC main corridor.
    The Head of the Department of Economy, Knowledge and Employment of the Canary Government visits the IAC

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Employment

  • SIX PhD FELLOWSHIPS AT IAC

    The IAC (Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for SIX PhD fellowships in Astrophysics. 1.- Astrophysical Research (5 contracts) 2.- Astrophysical Instrumentation (1 contract) Candidates can only

  • UN/A TITULADO/A SUPERIOR, FUERA DE CONVENIO, PARA LA REALIZACIÓN DE UN PROYECTO ESPECÍFICO DE INVESTIGACIÓN CIENTÍFICA O TÉCNICA (INGENIERO/A AUTOMÁTICA Y CONTROL EST) PS-2020-002

    Resolución de la Dirección del Consorcio Público Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias por la que se convoca proceso selectivo para la contratación de un/a Titulado/a Superior, fuera de convenio, en la