Since it started in 2017 this technological and business unit of the IAC has hosted over 20 university students for short term stays. Thanks to this training programme the students develop their technological capabilities and improve their aptitutde for working locally in the field of technology. One of the aims of IACTEC, in its role as the IAC’s unit of collaboration between the public and private sectors, is to build up the fabric of local high technogy companies in areas close to the IAC’s specialities. To support this productive structure IACTEC offers training opportunities, mainly to
This section includes scientific and technological news from the IAC and its Observatories, as well as press releases on scientific and technological results, astronomical events, educational projects, outreach activities and institutional events.
The Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the University of La Laguna (ULL) are organizing the scientific conference “Impulsing Astrophysics in Spain: 50 years of doctoral theses at the IAC”, which will be held on 17th to 19th July in La Laguna (Tenerife).Advertised on
Researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the University of La Laguna (ULL) have discovered the remains of a planet inside a disc of debris circling a white dwarf. Thought to be rich in heavy metals iron and nickel which helped it survive destruction of its planetary system. This work, has been published today in Science magazine.Advertised on
May 27th will be the last day to sign up for those teachers who want to attend this course, which will be held in Tenerife from 10th to 14th July, organised by the Instituto Nacional de Tecnologías Educativas y Formación del Profesorado (INTEF), the Universidad International Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) and the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC).Advertised on