Instituto de Física y Astronomía

y Centro de Astrofísica de Valparaíso

  • U.Valparaíso celebrates National Astronomy Day
    Dr. Radostin KurtevOn saturday March 21, a few hours after the official beginning of Autumm,  and coincidentally with a total solar eclipse in the northern hemisphere, Chile celebrated National Astronomy Day for the second consecutive year. Dr. Radostin Kurtev, professor and investigator at the Instituto de Física y Astronomía-IFA, of the U. de Valparaíso, and in representatio...
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  • PhD Student is awarded Prize by Sochias
    Karina Rojas Karina Rojas, student of the PhD in Astrophysics postgraduate program of the Instituto de Física y Astronomía was awarded the "Graduate Student Prize Lecture" by the Sociedad f Sociedad Chilena de Astronomía, Sochias. This is the second year the prize has been awarded, always to the best Thesis for which all postgraduate students in Chile compete. The selected work is then ...
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  • IFA participará en Dia de la Astronomía en Chile
    Logo MASlogo SochiasMarzo 6, 2015. Noticia IFA El Dia de la Astronomía en Chile, será celebrado el sabado 21 de Marzo proximo en todo el pais. Nuestro Instituto de Fisica y Astronomía participará a través de sus docentes e investigadores,  Dra. Amelia Bayo y  Dr. Radostin Kurte...
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  • IFA participara en Festival Puerto Ideas en Antofagasta en Abril 2015
    Marzo 5, 2015-Noticia IFA. Los dias 10 al 12 de Abril próximos, Amelia Bayo, docente e investigador del IFA participará en el Puerto de Ideas Antofagasta 2015, evento en el cual participan divulgadores de la ciencia, entre otros, para un gran encuentro en torno al pensamiento, la curiosidad y la investigación de Chile y Latinoamérica. Hablar de Ciencia puede ser intretenido - Diálogos de Divulgación Científica ¿Por qué tendrían que estar reñidas ciencia y diversión? ¿Erudición y...
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  • PhD student of IFA publishes first science result obtained with SPHERE
    Adam HardyFebruary 18, 2015- IFA News. Adam Hardy, a PhD student at  IFA, and his supervisor Matthias R. Schreiber have led a team who have published the first science results with a groundbraking new instrument. The Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch instrument, or SPHERE, has been installed on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory in Chile, and its main go...
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The Physics and Astronomy Institute (IFA) of the University of Valparaiso offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Physics and Astronomy. Its vibrant community of faculty, research staff and students works on a wide range of topics in physics and astronomy while carrying out an ambitious Outreach Program for the astronomical sciences. We are permanently stimulated by the close and collaborative relationship of the Institute with the Center for Astrophysics of Valparaíso, CAV, who permanently dictate Seminars  for the benefit of our Undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Astrophysics Seminars

Public Talks

Mon Apr 13 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
UV Talk-Dr. Fernando Comerón-April 13, 2015
Mon May 04 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
UV Talk-Dr. Luis Campusano-May 4, 2015
Mon Jun 01 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
UV Talk-Karina Rojas-June 1, 2015