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Ignasi Ribas

Director of the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC) and a researcher at the Spanish National Research Council’s (CSIC) Institute of Space Sciences, he is an expert in the field of exoplanets and actively participates in instrumentation projects to discover and characterise new planets that resemble Earth with the CARMENES project, of which he is head researcher, as well as in the space missions CHEOPS, PLATO, and ARIEL of the European Space Agency. He has been president of the International Astronomical Union Division G on Stars and Stellar Physics. He has also published more than 230 studies in international journals.

Update: 4 February 2021


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Miquel Sureda, Mariona Badenas, Laura Benítez and Ignasi Ribas

Mission ALIA

Science and creation for secondary schools with the Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya