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Announcement of the PKU-XAO Astronomical Bilateral Meeting

Fri, 2016-06-03In order to prompt the collaboration between Peking University and Xinjiang Astronomical Observator, we are planning for a PKU-XAO bilateral meeting from 10th June 2016 to 13th June 2016 at Urumqi Xinjiang.

The China-US Universities Astronomy Collaboration Summit to be Held at Peking University

Fri, 2016-06-03The China-US Universities Astronomy Collaboration Summit will be held in Beijing on June 7, 2016, co-organized by the Chinese Scholarship Council, Peking University, University of California, Santa Barbara and University of California, Santa Cruz.

9 Scientific Pioneers to Receive The 2016 Kavli Prizes

Fri, 2016-06-03Nine pioneering scientists have been named this year's recipients of the Kavli Prizes. The Kavli Prize in Astrophysics is shared between Ronald W.P. Drever and Kip S. Thorne and Rainer Weiss.

Public talk by Edward C. Stone: Voyager in Interstellar Space and The Universe in High Definition

Mon, 2016-05-30Edward C. Stone from Caltech will give a public talk at 20:00, on 6 June, 2016, in Room 202, Natural Science Teaching Building, Peking University. Everyone is welcome.

The 2016 Beijing-Nanjing Bilateral Astrophysics Workshop Held at KIAA

Tue, 2016-05-17On May 9-10, 2016, the Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics hosted the second annual Beijing-Nanjing Bilateral Astrophysics Workshop.

ALMA Measures Mass of Black Hole with Extreme Precision

Mon, 2016-05-16Astronomers from Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking University, University of California, Irvine and other universities have derived a highly precise measurement of the mass of a black hole at the center of a nearby giant elliptical galaxy NGC 1332.

6 Postdoctors at PKU Won the Chinese Postdoctoral General Grant in Astronomy

Tue, 2016-05-10Chinese Postdoctoral Foundation has announced the awardees of the postdoctoral general grant this year. PKU (KIAA & DoA) takes 6 of the 11 postdoc general grants in the field of astronomy.

Yingjie Peng Wins 2016 MERAC Prize and 2016 Chinese Youth Qianren Honour

Wed, 2016-04-13The European Astronomical Society (EAS) has announced the awardees of its 2016 prizes. The 2016 MERAC Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis in Observational Astrophysics has been awarded to Yingjie Peng(彭影杰). He has also been awarded the Youth Qianren Honor in China in 2016.

Announcing the 2016 Beijing-Nanjing Bilateral Astrophysics Workshop

Wed, 2016-03-23With pleasure we announce the upcoming 2016 Beijing-Nanjing Bilateral Astrophysics Workshop.

The Discovery of Wu's Team selected as one of Top 10 Advances in Science in 2015 in China

Fri, 2016-02-26The discovery of the most luminous quasar with an ultramassive black hole in the distant Universe, made by a team led by Associate Director of KIAA Xue-Bing Wu, originally published in the journal Nature on February 26, 2015, has been selected as one of Top 10 Advances in Science in 2015 in China(20

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