What does an astronomer do nowadays?

Observatori Roque de los Muchachos
Josep Manel Carrasco (ICCUB-IEEC)

When we think of astronomy, we can imagine things like long nights, big telescopes and observations of planets and stars, but is this really the job of an astronomer these days? In the program “Fet a Mida” of last October 18, the researcher of the Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the UB, Josep Manel Carrasco, talks about what the day-to-day life of an astronomer is like today and he shares with us his experience in the Roque de los Muchachos observatory in La Palma (Canary Islands).








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