Projects and activities

Continuously, the IAC launches projects and outreach activities aimed at the educational community and / or the general public to stimulate social interest in the stars, with a gender perspective and integrating disability as much as possible. Among them:

  • Courses, conferences and workshops.
  • Projects with robotic telescopes.
  • Coordination and design of exhibitions.
  • Campaigns for monitoring and public observation of astronomical events.
  • Presence in fairs and weeks of Science and Innovation.
  • Contests.
  • Special events for certain groups (mass media ...)
  • Transversal projects, which combine astronomy with other disciplines and subjects.

  • Rafael Rebolo, Alicia Vanoostende y Miguel Ángel Morcuende con Juan Antonio Belmonte, uno de los comisarios de la exposición "Luces del Universo".
    Luces del Universo” (30º Aniversario) en La Palma

    The director of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), Rafael Rebolo, the Minister of Tourism of the Cabildo Insular de La Palma, Alicia Vanoostende, and the director of the General State Administration of the Island, Miguel Angel Morcuende, inaugurated on Tuesday, September 15, in Santa Cruz de La Palma, the interactive exhibition "Lights

  • Poster of the activity "Habla con ellas: Mujeres en Astronomía"
    Talk to Them: Women in Astronomy

    What is it? It is an IAC initiative that aims to make visible the work of women in Astronomy-Astrophysics, while offering girls inspiring models to promote their scientific and technological vocations. It consists of videoconferences with educational centres by women astrophysicists and engineers who work at the IAC and at other institutions

    Rodríguez Eugenio