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Technology/Science news & information for Tenerife

Stephen Hawking in Tenerife to present 'Starmus' science festival
Tech & Science Sat, Sep 5, 2015

Stephen Hawking in Tenerife to present 'Starmus'...

BRITISH astrophysics expert Stephen Hawking will visit Tenerife on Sunday, September 20 for the presentation of the third edition of the 'Starmus' festival, due to be held next year from June 27 to July 2. The...

Telescope in Tenerife to seek out life on other planets
Tech & Science Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Telescope in Tenerife to seek out life on other planets

TENERIFE will be one of just eight sites with a state-of-the-art telescope installed to seek out other planets with life on them. Part of a plan started eight years ago by Åarhus University and the Niels Bohr Institute...

Tech & Science Mon, Oct 27, 2008

Euro students compete to design perfect lunar robot

The European Space Agency (ESA) is conducting trials on the lunar-like landscape of Spain's highest mountain on eight unmanned robotic moon probe prototypes developed by students from Germany, Switzerland, Finland,...

Tech & Science Fri, May 16, 2008

Free wi-fi for Tenerife tramway passengers

A one-month trial to offer free wi-fi access to the nearly 48,000 travellers a day who use the 15km tramway network linking Santa Cruz de Tenerife and La Laguna, will begin tomorrow and last a month. The scheme is a...

Tech & Science Thu, Jul 15, 2004

Cabeza de Perro technology festival gets underway

The 4th edition of the Cabeza de Perro technology festival was inaugurated today in La Laguna (Tenerife). The aim of this yearly festival is to promote new technologies among young people in the Canary Islands, and this...

Tech & Science Mon, Apr 19, 2004

Environmentally friendly air conditioning

An innovative new ventilation system has been installed in the Anthropology Museum in La Laguna (Tenerife). This new system is an environmentally friendly alternative to air-conditioning, and has been developed by North...

Tech & Science Mon, Nov 17, 2003

Tenerife volcanic risk assessment

The "Jaume Almera" Institute of Earth Sciences have organised meetings in Tenerife to evaluate volcanic eruption risk management in Europe. The meetings will be held 28th-30th November and will evaluate the...

Antarctic expedition to see eclipse
Tech & Science Thu, Nov 13, 2003

Antarctic expedition to see eclipse

Shelios 2003 Director, Mikel Serra-Ricar, explained the plan for the scientific expedition to the Antarctic to see the total eclipse of the sun which will occur on 23rd November.