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The enigmatic assembly process of the Sombrero galaxy The enigmatic assembly process of the Sombrero galaxy
July, 21st 2021
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) pinpoints the central black hole of the galaxy Centaurus A The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) pinpoints the central black hole of the galaxy Centaurus A
July, 19th 2021
MeerKAT discovers a group of galaxies hidden in a well-studied region MeerKAT discovers a group of galaxies hidden in a well-studied region
July, 15th 2021
CARMENES instrument finds two new planetary systems formed by Earths and super-Earths CARMENES instrument finds two new planetary systems formed by Earths and super-Earths
June, 30th 2021
CAIRT mission, with the participation of the IAA-CSIC, candidate for ESA's Earth Explorer 11 programme CAIRT mission, with the participation of the IAA-CSIC, candidate for ESA's Earth Explorer 11 programme
June, 18th 2021
IAA researchers publish the most detailed star catalogue of the Galactic Centre IAA researchers publish the most detailed star catalogue of the Galactic Centre
June, 8th 2021
Juice mission prepares for its extreme environmental test Juice mission prepares for its extreme environmental test
May, 24th 2021
A method to study distorted white dwarf stars is developed A method to study distorted white dwarf stars is developed
April, 26th 2021
OPTICON-Radionet PILOT (ORP), the largest astronomy network in Europe, is born OPTICON-Radionet PILOT (ORP), the largest astronomy network in Europe, is born
April, 16th 2021
What ignites the helium halos of early galaxies remains a mystery What ignites the helium halos of early galaxies remains a mystery
April, 12th 2021
MAAT: new “eyes” for the OSIRIS instrument of the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) MAAT: new “eyes” for the OSIRIS instrument of the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC)
March, 30th 2021
Astronomers Image Magnetic Fields at the Edge of M87’s Black Hole Astronomers Image Magnetic Fields at the Edge of M87’s Black Hole
March, 24th 2021
Observed for the first time a jet of gas as it emerges from the central star of a planetary nebula Observed for the first time a jet of gas as it emerges from the central star of a planetary nebula
March, 10th 2021
Researcher Mirjana Povic receives the Jocelyn Bell Burnell Award from the European Astronomical Society Researcher Mirjana Povic receives the Jocelyn Bell Burnell Award from the European Astronomical Society
March, 2nd 2021
The Exoplanet Revolution The Exoplanet Revolution
February, 23rd 2021
The IAA Advanced School of Planetary Systems, open to the public The IAA Advanced School of Planetary Systems, open to the public
February, 15th 2021
ExoMars mission discovers new gas and tracks water loss on Mars ExoMars mission discovers new gas and tracks water loss on Mars
February, 10th 2021
The largest radioastronomy observatory in the world, SKAO, is born The largest radioastronomy observatory in the world, SKAO, is born
February, 4th 2021
A A "magnifying glass" look at one of the largest known centaurs
February, 3rd 2021
The IAA develops a study that shows a decrease in light pollution in Granada during confinement The IAA develops a study that shows a decrease in light pollution in Granada during confinement
January, 19th 2021
A study of the radio emission of Proxima Centauri, the closest planetary system, opens a new path for the study of exoplanets A study of the radio emission of Proxima Centauri, the closest planetary system, opens a new path for the study of exoplanets
January, 14th 2021
Triple planetary conjunction: an ideal opportunity to enjoy the night sky Triple planetary conjunction: an ideal opportunity to enjoy the night sky
December, 11th 2020
RoadMap: studying the ubiquitous yet poorly known Martian dust RoadMap: studying the ubiquitous yet poorly known Martian dust
December, 10th 2020
The Stingray nebula, the youngest known, is fading The Stingray nebula, the youngest known, is fading
December, 3rd 2020
MHONGOOSE begins to study the weak atomic gas that surrounds galaxies, key in their evolution MHONGOOSE begins to study the weak atomic gas that surrounds galaxies, key in their evolution
November, 30th 2020
Ariel mission moves from blueprint to reality Ariel mission moves from blueprint to reality
November, 23rd 2020
Se publica el nuevo catálogo del cartografiado J-PLUS, con casi veinte millones de objetos celestes Published the new J-PLUS catalog, with almost twenty million celestial objects
November, 5th 2020
Rapid radio bursts detected in our Galaxy Rapid radio bursts detected in our Galaxy
November, 4th 2020
The Galactic Center: a unique laboratory for the study of black holes The Galactic Center: a unique laboratory for the study of black holes
October, 23rd 2020
El Telescopio del Horizonte de Sucesos muestra la “bamboleante” sombra del agujero negro de M87 Wobbling Shadow of the M87* Black Hole
September, 23rd 2020
#TheScienceOfEST series is now available as a book! #TheScienceOfEST series is now available as a book!
June, 15th 2020
Detection of the green line of oxygen in the atmosphere of Mars Detection of the green line of oxygen in the atmosphere of Mars
June, 15th 2020
Astronomers discover that novae, a type of explosions in double star systems, expand non-stop Astronomers discover that novae, a type of explosions in double star systems, expand non-stop
June, 10th 2020
First detection in autumn of an elevated stratopause, a winter atmospheric phenomenon First detection in autumn of an elevated stratopause, a winter atmospheric phenomenon
June, 4th 2020
IAA cosmic dust laboratory reinvents itself to study the detection of coronavirus on surfaces IAA cosmic dust laboratory reinvents itself to study the detection of coronavirus on surfaces
May, 22nd 2020
The IAA studies the influence of state of alarm on light pollution levels The IAA studies the influence of state of alarm on light pollution levels
May, 5th 2020
The merger of two galaxies generates the juvenile version of a blazar, one of the most energetic objects known The merger of two galaxies generates the juvenile version of a blazar, one of the most energetic objects known
April, 7th 2020
The Event Horizon Telescope reveals unexpected structures in quasar 3C279 The Event Horizon Telescope reveals unexpected structures in quasar 3C279
April, 7th 2020
A companion star: possible origin of the complex shapes of planetary nebulae A companion star: possible origin of the complex shapes of planetary nebulae
March, 27th 2020
A thesis developed at the IAA is awarded the 2020 MERAC 2020 in new technologies (Instrumental) A thesis developed at the IAA is awarded the 2020 MERAC 2020 in new technologies (Instrumental)
March, 9th 2020
A more sustainable observatory: Calar Alto will be converted into an “energy island” A more sustainable observatory: Calar Alto will be converted into an “energy island”
March, 6th 2020
MEGARA instrument enters the heart of the active galaxy NGC 7469 MEGARA instrument enters the heart of the active galaxy NGC 7469
March, 4th 2020
Astronomers get the whole film of how a black hole ejects matter and interacts with the medium Astronomers get the whole film of how a black hole ejects matter and interacts with the medium
March, 2nd 2020
What the seeds of the solid bodies of the Solar System looked like: porous dust particles a few millimetres long A study reveals what the seeds of the solid bodies of the Solar System looked like: porous dust particles a few millimetres long
February, 25th 2020
The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia receives the visit of its External Scientific Advisory Board The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia receives the visit of its External Scientific Advisory Board
February, 24th 2020
The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia, Medal of Andalusia 2020 The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia, Medal of Andalusia 2020
February, 24th 2020
More than three hundred planet-forming disks around young stars found in the Orion Clouds More than three hundred planet-forming disks around young stars found in the Orion Clouds
February, 18th 2020
International Day of Women and Girls in Science International Day of Women and Girls in Science
February, 10th 2020
Se hallan indicios de la existencia de un segundo planeta en torno a Próxima Centauri, la estrella más cercana al Sol Indications of the existence of a second planet around Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Sun
January, 15th 2020
An invisible companion could explain the strong X-ray emission of the Eskimo Nebula. An invisible companion could explain the strong X-ray emission of the Eskimo Nebula.
November, 7th 2019
Five thousand Five thousand "eyes" to capture the colors of the cosmos
October, 28th 2019
The first results of the GALACTICNUCLEUS project, the most detailed star catalogue of the galactic centre, are published The first results of the GALACTICNUCLEUS project, the most detailed star catalogue of the galactic centre, are published
October, 14th 2019
The mirror of the SUNRISE mission gets ready at Calar Alto The mirror of the SUNRISE mission, which will study the Sun from a stratospheric balloon, gets ready at Calar Alto
October, 6th 2019
CARMENES finds an anomalous planetary system CARMENES finds an anomalous planetary system that challenges our understanding of how planets form
October, 6th 2019
Rediscovering the Rediscovering the "Stephan's Quintet"
September, 19th 2019
The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) receives the distinction Center of Excellence Severo Ochoa The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) receives the distinction Center of Excellence Severo Ochoa
September, 9th 2019
IAA researchers, in the IAA researchers, in the "Oscars of Science"
September, 6th 2019
A distant stellar collision with the shine of precious metals A distant stellar collision with the shine of precious metals
August, 27th 2019
Space and ground-based observations reveal a planetary trio around a nearby star Space and ground-based observations reveal a planetary trio around a nearby star
July, 31st 2019
The orbit of a star around the supermassive black hole of the Milky Way confirms the validity of Einstein's theory of relativity The orbit of a star around the supermassive black hole of the Milky Way confirms the validity of Einstein's theory of relativity
July, 25th 2019
25th anniversary of the impact of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 against Jupiter 25th anniversary of the impact of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 against Jupiter
July, 17th 2019
Massive stars prefer high-order multiplicity over binarity Massive stars prefer high-order multiplicity over binarity
July, 2nd 2019
The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) participates in Comet Interceptor, ESA's new mission to study a pristine comet The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) participates in Comet Interceptor, ESA's new mission to study a pristine comet
June, 26th 2019
CARMENES finds two temperate terrestrial planets around Teegarden´s star, a small nearby star CARMENES finds two temperate terrestrial planets around Teegarden´s star, a small nearby star
June, 18th 2019
The impact of a rock against the Moon during a total eclipse The impact of a rock against the Moon during a total eclipse
April, 30th 2019
Hurricane winds in Titan's high atmosphere Hurricane winds in Titan's high atmosphere
April, 15th 2019
First results from the ExoMars misión: absence of methane on Mars and variations in water vapor due to dust storms First results from the ExoMars misión: absence of methane on Mars and variations in water vapor due to dust storms
April, 10th 2019
Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole
April, 10th 2019
The Governing Council of Junta de Andalucía authorizes its Administration to endorse the Hispano-German Astronomical Center (CAHA) The Governing Council of Junta de Andalucía authorizes its Administration to endorse the Hispano-German Astronomical Center (CAHA)
April, 10th 2019
A jet detected from the merging of two neutron stars A jet detected from the merging of two neutron stars
February, 21st 2019
First formal meeting between the Minister Pedro Duque and the alliance of Severo Ochoa centres and María de Maeztu units, SOMMa First formal meeting between the Minister Pedro Duque and the alliance of Severo Ochoa centres and María de Maeztu units, SOMMa
February, 12th 2019
International Day of Women and Girls in Science International Day of Women and Girls in Science
February, 7th 2019
Observations of a rare hypernova complete the picture of the death of the most massive stars Observations of a rare hypernova complete the picture of the death of the most massive stars
January, 16th 2019
The The "planet-hunter" CARMENES studies evaporating atmospheres and water vapor beyond the Solar System
December, 6th 2018
A new instrument for studying galaxies in the local universe from Calar Alto A new instrument for studying galaxies in the local universe from Calar Alto
November, 27th 2018
ESCAPE: Open Science and new paths in the knowledge of the cosmos at all scales ESCAPE: Open Science and new paths in the knowledge of the cosmos at all scales
November, 20th 2018
The complex dynamics of the miniature ring systems of the Solar System The complex dynamics of the miniature ring systems of the Solar System
November, 19th 2018
The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) obtains the distinction Center of Excellence Severo Ochoa The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) obtains the distinction Center of Excellence Severo Ochoa
November, 16th 2018