This joint laboratory is the result of a fruitful partnership in astrophysics between the CNRS and the Canaries Institute of Astrophysics (IAC).
It will strengthen the many scientific and instrumental collaborations between the French and Spanish communities around three major research axes in international collaborations involving large infrastructures:
– in very high energy gamma astronomy with the CTA – Cherenkov Telescope Array project to install a network of several dozen telescopes;
– in solar physics around the Themis telescope already installed in the Canaries and operated jointly since the 1980s;
– and in the development of a measurement of the Cosmic Microwave Background from the ground.
This laboratory complements an already rich ecosystem of collaborations. Around twenty international research projects and networks, and around thirty emerging actions, associating the CNRS and its French partners with Spanish institutions, in all scientific fields, testify to the dynamism of the bilateral French – Spanish cooperation.
Agreement signature on the French side (from left to right : Chantal Khan Malek – DERCI, Guy Perrin – INSU, Patrick Nedellec – DERCI)
Agreement signature on the Spanish side (Rafael Rebolo López)
Plus de 60 chercheurs de pays africains et européens se sont réunis à Pretoria pour échanger sur les moyens de renforcer la collaboration internationale entre les deux continents. / Over 60 researchers from African and European countries have concluded a workshop in which they discussed ways to strengthen international collaboration between the two continents.
Le CNRS lance une série d'appels à projets pour promouvoir la coopération scientifique avec et sur le continent africain.//The CNRS is launching a series of calls for projects to promote scientific cooperation with and on the African continent.
Les bureaux du CNRS de Washington et d’Ottawa présentent la lettre d’information AdN – États-Unis, Canada et Mexique du mois de octobre 2022. // CNRS offices in Washington and Ottawa present newsletter AdN - United States, Canada and Mexico for October 2022 edition.