Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias

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The English scientist Stephen Hawking was appointed Honorary Professor of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias in 2016.

The Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) is an astrophysical research institute located in the Canary Islands. It was founded in 1975 at the University of La Laguna.[1]

It operates two astronomical observatories in the Canary Islands:

The current director of the IAC is Rafael Rebolo López.

International Collaboration[edit]

Members of the CCI[edit]

Other Participating Countries[edit]

Honorary president[edit]

In 2016, the English scientist Stephen Hawking was appointed Honorary Professor of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, being the first distinction of this type granted by this center.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home". Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias. Retrieved September 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ Stephen Hawking, Profesor Honorario en Canarias
  3. ^ Director del IAC recuerda a brillante científico y a un luchador por la vida

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