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  • ALISIO-1 images of Popocatepetl volcano in Puebla, Mexico
    The ALISIO-1 satellite shows its efficiency in following the eruptions of the Mexican volcano Popocatépetl
  • Noche Mundial Starlight
    XVII aniversario de la Declaración Starlight en Defensa del Cielo Nocturno
  • Irene González Hernández
    An honorary prize from the American Astronomical Society remembers solar physicist Irene González Hernández
  • Unveiling of the plaque of the Francisco Sánchez Astrophysics Centre on La Palma,
    The Centre for Astrophysics on La Palma is renamed “Francisco Sánchez” in honour of the founder of the IAC
  • Planetary nebula M57
    The mystery of the fullerenes in space explained
  •  Merging binary
    Astronomers find evidence that blue supergiant stars can be formed by the merger of two stars


  • Upcoming
    LSST@Europe 6

    La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

  • Upcoming
    11th Coronal Loops Workshop

    La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain

  • 28 May 24
    ERC Proposal Reading Days 2024
    Edificio IACTEC, C. Álvaro Martín Díaz, 2, 38320


  • Subjefe/a Administrativo/a. Código Proceso Selectivo PS-2024-011

    Se convoca proceso selectivo con la finalidad de confeccionar una relación de personas candidatas para la cobertura de contratos de duración determinada para sustituir a una persona trabajadora con

  • One Postdoctoral Contract Exoplanets and Astrobiology 2024 (PS-2024-022)

    The IAC (Tenerife) announces ONE postdoctoral contract to work on the project linked to the line of research “Exoplanets and Astrobiology: preparatory science for the ARIEL mission”. The contract is