"The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons"

- Edwin Hubble –

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  • IAC engineers working in one of the Assembly, Integration and Verification Rooms (AIV).
    The IAC initiates its Office for the Transfer of Knowledge
  • Poster for the Open Days at the Teide 2024 Observatory. Credit: Inés Bonet (IAC)
    The Teide Observatory will hold its Open Days on 22nd and 23rd June
  • Artist's impression of the ANDES instrument on the ELT. Credit: ESO
    The agreement for the construction of the ANDES instrument on the ELT is signed
  • A large white machine with two big doors (polishing machine for large surfaces) in a white room with high ceilings (IACTEC's south clean room).
    The IAC moves towards becoming a global benchmark in the manufacture of optical elements
  • Artist’s concept of Gliese 12 b
    Astronomers discover one of the closest potentially habitable exoplanets to Earth
  • Euclid early observation images
    First Euclid results dazzle scientific community


  • Upcoming
    LSST@Europe 6

    La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

  • Upcoming
    SONG 2024 Science Meeting

    IACTEC. La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain

  • Upcoming
    11th Coronal Loops Workshop

    La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain

  • 22 Jun 24
    23 Jun 24
    Open Days of the Teide Observatory 2024
    Carretera de la Esperanza, s/n, 38570 Izaña, Santa


  • Six PhD Fellowships at IAC in Astronomical Reserarch (PS-2024-036)
    SIX PhD FELLOWSHIPS AT IAC ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCH (Ref. PS-2024-036) The IAC (Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for SIX PhD fellowships in Astrophysics. 1.- Astrophysical Research (5 contracts) 2.-
  • Ingeniero/a Senior - Sistemas - PS-2024-025
    Se convoca proceso selectivo para la contratación de un/a Ingeniero/a Senior no acogido a Convenio, en la modalidad de contrato laboral de actividades científico-técnicas de duración indefinida (Art