Dark matter and dark energy satellite Euclid is visited by 80 Euclid Consortium scientists few months before its launch

At Thales Alenia Space's satellite assembly and testing facility in Cannes, France, on February 22, 2022, 80 members of the Euclid space mission, a consortium to which the IFT belongs, visited the satellite during its latest campaign during its latest launch. Test prior to shipment to Cape Canaveral.

TERRITORIO GRAVEDAD, a documentary series produced by CSIC, premieres on TV

The Institute for Theoretical Physics (CSIC-UAM) plays a prominent role in the series in episodes 6, 11 and 12

The IFT receives the accesit of the CSIC Distinctive of Equality

CSIC's headquarters hosted the award ceremony yesterday, February 15. José L. F. Barbón, director of the IFT, received the award from Elosa del Pino, president of the CSIC.

Fixed-term Faculty positions under the 'Ramón y Cajal' program

The call for 5-year fixed-term faculty positions under the Ramón y Cajal (RyC) program of the Spanish government is now open. Candidates must apply directly to the Spanish Science Ministry, see:

'Juan de la Cierva' postdocs positions

The call for 2-year postdoctoral positions under the 'Juan de la Cierva (JdC)' program of the Spanish government is now open.

Call for 2022 FPU PhD positions open

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Gauge-gravity duality plays a key role in understanding quantum gravity and strongly interacting gauge theories, however, lacks a satisfactory microscopic derivation.
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