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Former PhD Student Feige Wang Awarded the 2019 Hubble Fellow

Fri, 2019-04-12.

Vice President of the Kavli Foundation Kevin Moses visits KIAA, meets with Vice President of Peking University Dr. Ga

Fri, 2019-03-22

An intuitive 3D map of the Galactic warp’s precession traced by classical Cepheids

Tue, 2019-02-05Astronomers from KIAA-PKU and National Astronomical Observatories of Chinese Academy of Sciences have used 1339 ‘standard’ stars to map the real shape of our home galaxy in a paper published in Nature Astronomy.

Gregory J. Herczeg Awarded Peking University Friendship Award

Fri, 2018-12-28.

A Team in KIAA Joined the KAGRA Gravitational-Wave Scientific Collaboration

Wed, 2018-12-19Three members, Lijing Shao (leader), Kohei Inayoshi and Yong Gao (1st-year PhD) have joined the KAGRA collaboration.

KIAA Work Shift in Winter Break

Mon, 2018-12-17

Chair of the Kavli Prize Committee in Astrophysics visited KIAA

Tue, 2018-12-11Prof. Mats Carlsson visited KIAA on December 10, 2018. Prof. Carlsson is a well-known solar physicist from the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo, Norway. He is a Fellow of Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (NASL) and a Fellow of

Unknown Treasure Trove of Planets Found Hiding in Dust

Thu, 2018-12-06"Super-Earths" and Neptune-sized planets could be forming around young stars in much greater numbers than scientists thought, new research by an international collaboration of astronomers suggests.

The 2018 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum Held at KIAA

Wed, 2018-12-05The 2018 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum was held on Dec. 3-4, 2018 with the topic “China’s Future Ground-Based Astronomical Facilities”. More than 100 participants attended the forum.

A Monograph of Pulsar Physics by PKU-Astronomers

Sun, 2018-11-25Recently, a monograph titled Pulsar Physics has just been published by Peking University Press in Chinese. The authors (Xinji Wu, Guojun Qiao and Renxin Xu) are three astronomers from Peking University.