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The GLORIA Project launches ‘Personal Space’ - A free web-based tool to explore the Cosmos from your laptop
 
The GLORIA Project launches ‘Personal Space’ - A free web-based tool to explore the Cosmos from your laptop

22/01/2014

The ‘Personal Space’ web application allows you to make a direct and personal connection to the universe by linking significant events in your own life with what was above you in the sky at that moment

 
The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) will participate in the fourth year of the Project to Introduce Research and Innovation into Secondary Schools in Granada (PIIISA 2014)
 
The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) will participate in the fourth year of the Project to Introduce Research and Innovation into Secondary Schools in Granada (PIIISA 2014)

07/01/2014

The fourth year of this initiative, launched by IAA-CSIC and aimed at introducing secondary school students to the scientific method, begins tomorrow

 
Liftoff for ESA’s billion-star surveyor
 
Liftoff for ESA’s billion-star surveyor

18/12/2013

By making accurate measurements of the positions and motions of 1% of the total population of roughly 100 billion stars, it will answer questions about the origin and evolution of our home Galaxy

 
Doomed planet foreshadows Earth's fate
 
Doomed planet foreshadows Earth's fate

13/12/2013

A group of astronomers has found a doomed planet that within 55 million years - a mere blink of the eye on astronomical scales - will be swallowed whole by its host star

 
A researcher from the IAA-CSIC is awarded a Consolidator Grant (European Research Council) to study the center of the Milky Way
 
A researcher from the IAA-CSIC is awarded a Consolidator Grant (European Research Council) to study the center of the Milky Way

11/12/2013

This highly prestigious grant offers attractive long-term funding for projects with potential groundbreaking character led by young, promising researchers.

 
Black hole in centre of Milky Way serves as experimental laboratory
 
Black hole in centre of Milky Way serves as experimental laboratory

18/11/2013

Experts from around the world are meeting this week at the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC) to discuss the progress made on the study of the centre of our galaxy

 
ISON comet undergoes activity burst and it is visible with naked eye
 
ISON comet undergoes activity burst and it is visible with naked eye

14/11/2013

ISON will brush past the sun on 28 November next and will provide an outstanding opportunity to study the evolution of a new comet, recently arrived from the boundaries of the solar system

 
Ten billion years of cosmic evolution within arm’s reach
 
Ten billion years of cosmic evolution within arm’s reach

13/11/2013

Developed at the Calar Alto Observatory, ALHAMBRA has identified, classified and calculated the distance of more than half a million galaxies distributed in eight different celestial regions

 
Ten research centres and eleven Spanish companies will take part in the design of SKA, the biggest radio telescope in the world
 
Ten research centres and eleven Spanish companies will take part in the design of SKA, the biggest radio telescope in the world

04/11/2013

Spanish researchers and engineers will participate in the design of antennas, data transmission, and telescope management and monitoring software

 
Does the diet of a supermassive black hole affect the host galaxy?
 
Does the diet of a supermassive black hole affect the host galaxy?

24/10/2013

Using the ALMA telescope, it has been possible to observe NGC 1433 in detail, which presents a complex system of rings, bars and spirals that guide gas toward the central supermassive black hole