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20th Jul 2023. Training observing run of a group of students from Innsbruck University, Austria [ More ]

22nd Jun 2023. WEAVE SPA Meeting attendees [ More ]

14th Jun 2023. Insularia Producciones filming for a report on music and astronomy, starring John Beckman and GHAFAS [ More ]

10th May 2023. Attendees to the Astrobiology conference BEACON organised on La Palma. [ More ]

20th Apr 2023. The Netherlands Association of Physics [ More ]

4th Apr 2023. A TV team filming for the Dutch broadcaster NTR a special on the Origin of the Milky Way [ More ]

24th Jun 2022. Students from Sheffield University [ More ]

23rd Jun 2022. Master students from the University of La Laguna [ More ]

16th Jun 2022. Visit of the Rector of the University of La Laguna [ More ]

14th Jun 2022. Visit of Pallab Ghosh [ More ]

28th Jun 2021. Spanish Television Films [ More ]

18th Mar 2021. Visit of Hugh Elliott, Her Majesty Ambassador to Spain [ More ]

23rd Nov 2019. XXXI Escuela de Invierno "Computational Fluid Dynamics in Astrophysics"

4th Oct 2019. Mark Thomson, Executive Chairman of STFC, Visits ING [ More ]

15th Apr 2019. Winners from the Dutch Science Quiz [ More ]

1st Apr 2019. French amateurs [ More ]

14th June 2018. Keiichi Kodaira.
Prof. Keiichi Kodaira from the Bonn Office of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science visited the WHT [ More ].

14th June 2018. Richard Brent Tully.
Richard Brent Tully from University of Hawaii visited the WHT [ More ].

14th March 2018. Prof van der Laan.
On 14 March Prof Harry van der Laan visited the ORM. Prof van der Laan was ESO's Director General in the eighties when the VLTs were conceived and designed. Earlier, he had been a key architect of the UK-NL partnership that led to the establishment of the Isaac Newton Group on La Palma. Van der Laan welcomed the plans for continued front-line instrumentation for the WHT [ Link ].

21st June 2017. Juan Jesús Armas Marcelo writer.
The Spanish writer Juan Jesús Armas Marcelo visits the ING. More information: IAC press release.

27th April 2017. Premio Príncipe de Asturias Ignacio Cirac.
The Spanish Physicist, winner of the Príncipe de Asturias Prize and director of the Theoretical Division of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Garching (Germany) visited the William Herschel Telescope. More information: IAC press release.

26th April 2017. A delegation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the National Astronomical Observatories of China.
The deputy chairman of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), En-Ge Wang, and a delegation of the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC), led by the NAOC chairman, Gang Zhao, visited the ING. More information: IAC press release.

6th April 2017. Ángela Vallvey writer.
The Spanish writer Ángela Vallvey visits the ING. More information: IAC press release.

27 January 2017. Consul from Japan.
The Consul from Japan in the Canary Islands, Mr. Takeshi Nakajima.

Summer 2016. Spanish writers.
Several well-known Spanish writers visit the ING as part of the IAC outreach programme "En un Lugar del Universo". From left to right, top to bottom: Elsa López, Rosa Montero, Juan Cruz, Antonio Tabares and Juan Madrid, shown around by ING staff.

4 September 2016. Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese National Astronomical Observatories.
The President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Prof. Bai Chunli, the Director General of the Chinese National Astronomical Observatories, Prof. Jun Yan, and members of both institutions visited the ORM on 4 September 2016. The photo shows the Chinese delegation during their visit to the WHT. More information: Agreement between the GTC and the National Astronomical Observatories of China. Photo credit: Antonio González/IAC. [ JPG ]

4 July 2016. Han Qunli, Director of the Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences of UNESCO, and Secretary of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere programme.
From left to right: Carlos Vales, Vicepresident of the Spanish wing of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); Mr. Han; Marc Balcells, ING Director; and Antonio San Blas, Manager of the La Palma biosphere world reserve. [ JPG ]

12 January 2016. Cabildo Insular de La Palma to the ING sea-level offices.
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4 July 2014. Presidentes de los Cabildos Insulares de Canarias (presidents of the island governments of the Canary Islands).
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20th-23rd November 2013. Filming team from UK BBC's The Sky at Night program to report on cometary science and more at the ING.
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18th-19th November 2013. Filming team of the Dutch TV channel Nederland 1 for reporting on extrasolar planetary research at the William Herschel Telescope.
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25th April 2013. Andrea Dupree and Michel Mayor.
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22 September 2012. Attendants to the International Meteor Conference 2012 (La Palma, 20-23 September 2012) visited the William Herschel Telescope. More photos and information.

24 July 2012. Kirtana Vallabhaneni, winner of UK's "National Science and Engineering Competition was awarded to visit the ING telescopes and others at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory. More here: Kirtana's blog, RCUK's press release.

28 May 2012. Winners of the Ducth National Science Quiz.

3 January 2012. Reinhard Schulte-Braucks, Head of Unit Space Research and Development, European Commission.

9-16 December 2011. Brady Haran, video journalist and film-maker, filmed for "Deep Sky Videos".

2 September 2010. STFC Director of Science Programmes, Prof. John Womersley. More photos.

9 April 2010. Spanish eurodiputado Mayor Oreja. More photos.

16 September 2008. Thai Princess, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. More photos.

16 July 2008. NWO Director of the Physical Sciences Department, Dr. Louis B.J. Vertegaal. More photos.

24 June 2008. 8 Nobel prizes at ING More photos.

22 February 2008. President of the Canarian Goverment, Paulino Rivero.

11 November 2007. Spanish Minister of Industry, Tourism and Trade, Joan Clos.

ING's international review committee. 18-19 July 2005.

Spanish Education and Science Minister María Jesús San Segundo. 25 July 2004.

Spanish astronaut Pedro Duque. 29 January 2004.

Chess player Anatoli Karpov. 23 November 2002.

ING's international review committee. 16 February 2001.

Crown Prince of Spain Observes at the William Herschel Telescope. 2 June 2000.

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