The ARTEMIS telescope in the hunt for exoplanets in the Teide Observatory

iac logoThe new ARTEMIS 1m diameter robotic telescope has been inaugurated at the Teide Observatory and will look for Earth-like exoplanets that rotate around ultra-cold dwarf stars. This is the fourth telescope of the SPECULOOS network, it is the first in the Canary Islands, although it may not be the last.

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The Teide Observatory could also have new Cherenkov telescopes

The National Institute of Astrophysics of Italy (INAF) and the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands (IAC) are studying the installation and operation of the ASTRI Mini-Array of Cherenkov telescopes at the Teide Observatory.

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Tenerife and Google hand in hand interconnecting Europe and Africa through the Canary Islands

The Cabildo de Tenerife and Google sign a memorandum that will reinforce the connectivity between the Canary Islands, Europe and Africa. The submarine cable that Google will deploy between Lisbon and South Africa will arrive in Tenerife, increasing connectivity and lowering costs for companies, which will facilitate the development of products and services. 

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The new NGI radio telescope in Gran Canaria continues going forward

The radio telescope that will analyse the movements of the earth's crust, will be installed in the municipality of Artenara and must be completed before the end of 2019. To this day there is still everything to do so the next months will be of intense work. 

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