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Science minister Pedro Duque visits Canfranc Laboratory

It hosts 8 experiments in international astroparticles. Original source in Spanish: Heraldo de Aragón. Translated by Google Translate. The Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities,  Pedro Duque , visited the Canfranc Underground Laboratory (LSC), the second largest in Europe, in which 8 experiments on international astroparticles are … Continue reading

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IAXO gets an ERC Advanced Grant!!

Igor G. Irastorza, spokesperson of IAXO, has been awarded an “Advanced Grant” of the European Research Council (ERC). These grants are the most prestigious of the ERC, awarded to projects and researchers only on the basis of excellence. The grant … Continue reading

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IAXO and TREX-DM in the program “Objetivo”

Objetivo is a program of the local TV channel “Aragón Televisión”. (It is a larger program, go to minute 11:56) http://alacarta.aragontelevision.es/programas/objetivo/cap-147-09022015-2132

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The 3rd International Conference on Micro-Pattern Detectors (MPGD2013) held in Zaragoza on 1-6 July 2013

See the article in the CERN Courier about the conference. The last edition of the International Conference on Micro-Pattern Detectors (MPGD2013) was held in the Paraninfo building of the University of Zaragoza, 1st – 6th July 2013. The MPGD is the most … Continue reading

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Exposition about CERN in Zaragoza

From the 5th to the 22nd of July, Zaragoza has enjoyed an exposition about CERN, in the Paraninfo building of the University. The chairman of the exposition was Manuel Asorey, professor of theoretical physics at the University. Our group, being … Continue reading

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Canfranc Underground Lab on TV show (18-11-2012)

Today members of our group appeared in a public TV channel (La 2). The program is called “Fábrica de Ideas” (Factory of ideas) and it included a small section on the “Laboratorio Subterráneo de Canfranc (LSC)” (Underground Laboratory of Canfranc). … Continue reading

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Upgraded detectors for CAST in 2012

2012: The update of the shielding of Sunset detectors We have just finished the planned upgrade of the Sunset Micromegas detectors. Its main goal has been to reduce the background contribution of the 6 keV peak, originated in the vacuum pipes … Continue reading

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Aragonese Tecnology (Heraldo de Aragón, 15-07-2012)

The work of our group in CAST at CERN appeared in the local press today (Heraldo de Aragón). The piece of news regards aragonese contribution to CERN. It happens that an aragonese company has been responsible of building some of … Continue reading

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T-REX in a press release of the Centro Nacional de Física de Partículas CPAN (2-12-2011)

Scientifist search a new particle, the axion, to explain the dark matter. That is the title of the press release that has appeared today in the news section of the Centro Nacional de Física de Partículas (CPAN). The text describes (in spanish) the … Continue reading

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A Job for Detectives (Aragón Investiga, 30-11-2011) (Spanish language)

Link to an article in the local media featuring an interview with Theopisti Dafni, member of our group: The job of the researcher is looks like the one of the detective: searches clues, tracks, making questions constinuosly to reveal the … Continue reading

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