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Science of Star Creation, Neuroscience of Hearing and Tool to Edit DNA Win Kavli Prizes

Thu, 2018-05-31The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters today announced the winners of the 2018 Kavli Prizes.

PhD Graduate from PKU wins the 2017 IAU PhD Prize

Fri, 2018-05-11On May 7, 2018, the IAU announces nine winners of the IAU PhD Prize for 2017. Among them, Siyao Xu is a PhD graduate from the department of astronomy at PKU.

5 Postdocs at PKU Won the China Postdoctoral General Grant in Astronomy

Fri, 2018-05-11China Postdoctoral Science Foundation has announced the awardees of the 63rd postdoc general grant this year. PKU (KIAA & DoA) takes 5 of the 11 postdoc general grants in the field of astronomy.

Xue-Bing Wu’s Team Awarded the MOE First-class Prize in Natural Science in 2017

Thu, 2018-04-26The discovery of the most luminous quasar with the most massive black hole in the early Universe, made by a team led by KIAA associate director Xue-Bing Wu, was awarded the first-class prize in natural science in 2017 by Chinese Ministry of Education.

Announcing the KIAA Forum on Gas in Galaxies

Thu, 2018-03-15The first meeting to be held on 18-22 June, 2018, with a focus on “Star Formation and Quenching in Galaxies”.

Introducing "Hoptunes", a New Class of Exoplanets that Could Help Solve the Mystery of Worlds in Scorching Orbits

Thu, 2018-03-15A new study offers fresh insight into the planets' perplexing provenance, thanks to a newly described clutch of toasty worlds—dubbed Hoptunes—that are like hot Jupiters' smaller cousins.

KIAA Work Shift in Winter Break

Fri, 2018-01-05

Postdocs at KIAA Won Competitive Awards and Funds

Fri, 2017-12-01Postdocs at KIAA Won PKU Boya Fellowship, 2017 PKU Outstanding Postdoc Award, China Postdoctoral Science Fund, and Research Fund for International Young Scientists.

KIAA Faculty Member Publishes Major New Monograph

Thu, 2017-11-23Professor Richard de Grijs (KIAA/PKU) recently completed his latest monograph, 'Time and Time Again: Determination of Longitude at Sea in the 17th Century.'

The 2017 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum held at KIAA

Thu, 2017-11-16The 2017 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum was held on Nov 14-15, 2017 with the topic, "Sciences with LSST and CSST".