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KIAA-PKU invites applications for post-doctoral research fellows

Fri, 2015-09-11The Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking University (PKU), Beijing, China invites applications for three KIAA Postdoctoral Fellowships, starting on July 1/October 1, 2016.

Upcoming Lecture:The Accelerating Universe by Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt

Tue, 2015-09-01On September 7, 2015, Brian Schmidt from Australian National University will visit PKU and give his public lecture “The accelerating universe: a Nobel Prize millennium in the making” at Yingjie Exchange Center on 2:00pm.

KIAA to Host Workshop on Astroparticle Physics

Wed, 2015-07-15The KIAA is hosting the “KIAA workshop on Astroparticle Phsics” (KIAA-WAP). The workshop will be held at the KIAA, Sept. 28-29, 2015. The lead organizers include PKU Professor Renxin Xu, and Kavli Visiting Scholar, Angela Olinto (KICP, Chicago).

Douglas N. C. Lin, Founding Director of KIAA, Awarded the Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Fri, 2015-07-10Douglas N. C.

President of the Kavli Foundation visits Peking University

Tue, 2015-06-23On June 10, President Jianhua Lin of Peking University and Vice President Jie Wang warmly welcomed Robert Conn, President of the Kavli Foundation, and Miyoung Chun, Executive Vice President of Science Programs of the Kavli Foundation, at the President Office building.

People's Daily Interviews Astronomers at KIAA and DoA

Thu, 2015-06-04On June 1st, 2015, People's Daily published an article entitled "They are listening to the breath of the Universe", based on interviews with eight astronomers at KIAA and DoA on May 27th.

Professor Sandra M. Faber meets with PKU Vice-President Yansong Li

Mon, 2015-06-01Professor Sandra M. Faber, renowned astronomer from the University of California, Santa Cruz, visited the KIAA and met PKU Vice-President for International Relations, Yansong Li. KIAA Director Luis C.

Alex Filippenko Delivers Centennial Physics Lecture at Peking University

Mon, 2015-05-25This month Peking University was pleased to welcome world-famous astrophysicist, Alex Filippenko, to visit the campus. During the visit, Alex Filippenko delivered a public lecture at the Sunny Hall of the Ying Jie Conference Center on May 8, 2015.

East-Asia AGN Workshop 2015

Tue, 2015-04-21The "East-Asia AGN Workshop 2015" will be held in Changchun, China, on July 14-16, 2015. Co-organized by KIAA Associate Director Xue-Bing Wu, this is the third in a series of workshops designed to bring together AGN researchers in East Asia.

Xinjiang Qitai Radio Telescope (QTT) Science Colloquium Series 1, July 2-3, 2015

Tue, 2015-04-21The Xingjiang Qitai Radio Telescope (QTT), designed to be a fully steerable 110-m single dish telescope capable of high frequency observations, is now officially in the planning phase.