News & Press Releases
The Institute of Space Sciences opens registration for its 7th Summer School that will take place in Barcelona on 2-11 July 2024. ICE-CSIC will welcome around 50 international students to broaden their knowledge on exoplanetary systems. The deadline for registration is 15 April 2024.
Cosmic dust is similar to dust on Earth: groupings of molecules that have condensed and stuck together in a grain. An international team of astronomers, including researchers from the Institute of Space Sciences (ICE-CSIC) and the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC), has discovered a previously unknown source of dust in the universe: a Type Ia supernova interacting with gas from its surroundings.
On the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Institute of Space Sciences (ICE-CSIC) will launch a social media campaign called #HowItAllStarted. It will feature the women working at the institute in different fields (research, engineering and administration) explaining what they do, their background and what took them to pursue a career in science.
The European Space Agency’s Science Programme Committee has approved today the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) mission, the first scientific endeavour to detect and study gravitational waves from space. The scientific contribution in Spain is led by the Institute of Space Sciences (ICE-CSIC) and the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC).
Starting the 2023-2024 academic year, the Institute of Space Sciences (ICE-CSIC) collaborates with the European Space Agency (ESA) CESAR project, which organises online training courses for teachers on topics related to space sciences. On 5-8 February 2024, the second course of the academic period will take place, this time focused on black holes.
The Einstein Probe space-mission, led by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), has been launched today, 9 January 2024, at 08:03 CET on a Chang Zheng (Long March) rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in China to survey the sky and hunt for blasts of X-ray light coming from new astronomical objects.