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The laws that determine how dust affects the light that reaches us from the stars are being rewritten
 
The laws that determine how dust affects the light that reaches us from the stars are being rewritten

15/04/2014

Laws used since 1989 to correct this effect prompted errors in the characterization of stars and needed revision

 
Star-quakes reveal content of stars which are hotter and more massive than the sun
 
Star-quakes reveal content of stars which are hotter and more massive than the sun

01/04/2014

The propagation of sound waves inside stars produces oscillations on their surface. The analysis of these oscillations makes it possible to know the internal structure and age of stars, and it has just turned out to be also effective in the detailed study of stars more massive than the sun

 
A system of rings around a body of the Solar System which is not a planet has been spotted for the first time
 
A system of rings around a body of the Solar System which is not a planet has been spotted for the first time

26/03/2014

Chariklo, an object 250 kilometers in diameter has two rings around it possibly composed of water ice. The finding, involving researchers from the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (IAA-CSIC), was made possible by a stellar occultation

 
 
How do galaxies form and evolve?

24/04/2014

The Calar Alto Legacy Integral Field Area Survey (CALIFA) is observing a sample of 600 galaxies using the Calar Alto 3.5 m telescope. The survey will be completed in the coming months

 
 
How a mission is born (comic version)

13/02/2014

The comic tells the adventure of MarcoPolo-R, a mission under study by the European Space Agency (ESA)

 
 
Rosetta woke up!

21/01/2014

The Rosetta probe has awakened from hibernation. The event has been emitted live from the Parque de las Ciencias in Granada with the participation of the IAA-CSIC

 

IAA-CSIC Publications

IAA-CSIC Publications Full Archive

On Dynamics of G-Band Bright Points; SOLAR PHYSICS; 289; 2014/05
Bodnarova, M  (IAA-CSIC author: Utz, D.)
 
Madiedo, JM  (IAA-CSIC author: Ortiz, Jose L.; Castro-Tirado, Alberto J.)
 
The theoretical instability strip of M dwarf stars; MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY; 438; 2014/03
Rodriguez-Lopez, C  (IAA-CSIC author: Rodriguez-Lopez, C.; Amado, P. J.)
 
Star formation activity and gas stripping in the Cluster Projected Phase-Space (CPPS); MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY; 438; 2014/03
Hernandez-Fernandez, JD  (IAA-CSIC author: Iglesias-Paramo, J.; Vilchez, J. M.)
 
Escamilla-Roa, E  (IAA-CSIC author: Escamilla-Roa, Elizabeth)