Clean room

Brand-new ISO7 clean room at LICA

These days has finished the installation of a brand-new ISO7 clean room at our LICA laboratory. The new facility will allow the manipulation and characterization of high-tech devices that need such level of cleaning. Specifically, LICA is now fully qualified for the work with scientific-level detectors, optical components, and complex instrumental setups. The LICA clean…

ESO Director General visits the UCM

ESO Director General, Xavier Barcons visits the Faculty of Physical Sciences Xavier Barcons visited the Complutense University on Friday 5 April, invited by IPARCOS and he gave a talk, entitled ESO: Building and operating the most powerful ground-based telescopes. Barcons explained to a room full of researchers and students how is the day to day…

A Gigantic Step into the Deep Universe

The international scientific colloquium “Spectroscopic Surveys with the ELT: A Gigantic Step into the Deep Universe” took place from 17 to 20 October 2017 at the Palacio de Congresos in Toledo (Spain). The meeting was organized by the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) with the support of the Instituto de AstrofĂ­sica de AndalucĂ­a (IAA-CSIC) and…