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February 3, 2023

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  • 28/02/2005
    A white february
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    Living at high altitude can be difficult at times, but it can also bring unforgettable experiences. Read this article

  • 16/05/2007
    Adding the final touches to "GUACAMOLE"
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    Flavour, lots of flavour, is what's called for to complete the recipe. The combination of ingredients needed to track a guide star, set all of the mirrors beating to the same time and wring a unique pinch of spice from each of the condiments in this GUACAMOLE to add zest to the rhythm of the whole. Read this article

  • 05/12/2006
    Adjustments
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    When any part of the mechanical structure of the Gran Telescopio CANARIAS (GTC) is installed, precise measurements are taken so that any changes caused by the additional weight can be countered. It is an immense structure over 20 metres high, a meccano® set with parts weighing several tonnes a piece, and it has to be adjusted on the tiniest of scales. Precision is demanded by every telescope in the world, but the bigger the telescope the harder this is. Especially when we are talking in microns. Read this article

  • 11/02/2004
    An astronaut at the GTC
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    The Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) was visited by the Spanish astronaut Pedro Duque recently in a trip organised by the Spanish Science and Technology Ministry. Pedro has spent ten days at the International Space Station, where he carried out 24 experiments in biology, physics and technology as part of the European Space Agency's Cervantes mission. Read this article

  • 02/12/2008
    An elite technology school
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    When anyone mentions innovation we tend to equate it with industrial advances, new technologies and scientific discoveries. Yet according to the experts all it takes to innovate is a good idea. Read this article

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