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18-month twinkle in a forming star suggests the existence of a very young planet

Thu, 2017-11-02An international team of researchers have found an infrequent variation in the brightness of a forming star. This 18-month recurring twinkle is not only an unexpected phenomenon for scientists, but its repeated behavior suggests the presence of a hidden planet.

Annual Meeting of the BHOLE (Black hole-Host Lifecycle Evolution) Project Held at KIAA

Mon, 2017-10-30

Agreement Signed by KIAA, NAOC and Caltech to Build a World-leading Spectrograph at Palomar Observatory

Thu, 2017-10-26

ALMA Finds Hints of Early Black-Hole Growth

Fri, 2017-10-13Ran Wang’s group works on the ISM property of far-infrared (FIR) luminous quasars above redshift 5.7.

Black Holes with Ravenous Appetites Define Type I Active Galaxies

Fri, 2017-09-29An international collaboration of astronomers from PUC Chile, CASSACA and KIAA Beijing set out to complete a full census of nearby growing black holes, by using observations carried out in the X-ray band.

International Conference at KIAA Contributes to Resolving Long-standing Uncertainties in the Astronomical Distance Scale

Sat, 2017-09-16

Public Talk by Robert C. Kennicutt Jr.:Dark Ages to Dark Endings: The Life Cycle of Galaxies in the New Cosmology

Thu, 2017-09-07

Announcing the 2017 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum

Thu, 2017-09-07November 14-15, 2017, Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University.

The second Workshop on Astroparticle Physics Held at KIAA

Tue, 2017-08-22KIAA has successfully organized “Workshop on Astroparticle Physics II” during August 17 to 19, 2017.

The Chinese Astronomical Society awards the Su-Shu Huang Prize to KIAA faculty member Subo Dong

Fri, 2017-08-11During the opening ceremony of the 2017 Annual Meeting of Chinese Astronomical Society, Subo Dong was awarded the 6th Su-Shu Huang Prize (中国天文学会第六届黄授书奖).