Calar Alto Observatory on strike

CA-logo STRIKE lowCalar Alto Observatory is on strike from March the 27th to April the 2nd, 2014. The call for strike was made by Calar Alto workers, to show their disagreement with the severe cut offs in the Observatory's budget decided by the Spanish Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and the German Max Planck Society (MPG).

I Conference on Astronomical Tourism in Andalusia

astro mod1 teaserGranada will host, in April 28th-30th, the I Conference on Astronomical Tourism in Andalusia, a meeting that will join agents from the fields of tourism, science and environmental management, and specialists on scientific public outreach and entrepreneurs as well...

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A comet under crystal-clear skies

A casual photograph of comet PanSTARRS taken with simple equipment displays the crystal-clear quality of the sky at Calar Alto Observatory...

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