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Galaxies and AGNs

Modern astronomy is a discipline which combines theory, numerical modelling and observations at all wavelengths.


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Observational Cosmology and Instrumentation

We focus on the study of several topics related to the origin and evolution of the Universe.



Particle Pysics

We focus on the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at CERN.


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Advanced Computing and e-Science

Distributed research teams require an e-Science framework, where they can interact through the network.


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Dynamics and Fluctuations in nonlinear systems

We investigate nonlinear and stochastic phenomena in physical systems.

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Meteorology and Data Mining

We mine huge amounts of data from observations and model simulations (using statistical and machine learning techniques) focusing on regional climate variability in the context of seasonal forecasting and climate change.

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 Management of Infraestructures


Astronomical Observatory of Cantabria

The AOisa facilityof the GovernmentofCantabria

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National Grid Initiative

The ES-NGI is an activity promoted by the Ministry of Science and Innovation

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Athena Community Office (ACO)

The Institute hosts the Community office of ESA´s mission Athena (Advanced Telescope for High ENergy Astrophysics). ACO provides support in organisation, communication and outreach for the Athena community.

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