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Announcing the KIAA-PUC bilateral workshop on AGN and galaxies

Mon, 2016-12-19This is the first announcement that we will hold a bilateral astrophysics workshop between KIAA-PKU and the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile(PUC) on topics of AGNs and galaxies and other related topics. The workshop will be held on Feb 13-17 2017 at KIAA-PKU, Beijing.

Revealing the Orbital Shape Distributions of Exoplanets with China’s LAMOST Telescope

Wed, 2016-12-14Using data from China’s LAMOST telescope, a team of astronomers have derived how the orbital shapes distribute for extrasolar planets. The work is recently published in the journal “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America” (PNAS). The lead authors are Prof.

Top-ranked KIAA Postdocs Lead the Way at PKU

Tue, 2016-12-13The Astronomy Postdoc Science Day was held at KIAA on 2016 December 12 to celebrated the KIAA postdocs as the top-ranked postdocs of any department at Peking University.

Luis Ho Received the National Key Program for Science and Technology Research and Development Grant from MOST

Thu, 2016-12-08The project "Black hole-Host Lifecycle Evolution (BHOLE)" led by Luis C. Ho, won the National Key Program for Science and Technology Research and Development Grant from the Ministry of Science and Technology of China (MOST).

Four Postdoctoral Fellows at PKU Awarded the Chinese Postdoctoral General Grant in Astronomy

Wed, 2016-11-16Chinese Postdoctoral Foundation has announced the awardees of the postdoc general grant this year. Four post doctoral fellows at PKU (KIAA & DoA) were listed in the field of astronomy.

The 2016 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum held at KIAA

Mon, 2016-11-14On Nov 10-11, 2016, KIAA hosted the 2016 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum, with this year's topic being "Future Large Optical-Infrared Facilities in China".

Max Planck Partner Group has been formed in KIAA and Department of Astronomy

Wed, 2016-10-26October 2016, Max Planck Gesellschaft (MPG) Partner group in pulsar astronomy is formed in KIAA and Department of Astronomy in Peking University.

Constraining f(R) Gravity Theory Using CFHTLenS Weak Lensing Peak Statistics

Fri, 2016-10-14With CFHTLenS Weak Lensing observations, a team from Peking University, Durham University (UK), National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Shanghai Normal University, carried out detailed WL peak analyses and derived stringent constraints on the Hu-Sawicki f(R) gravity the

Announcing the 2016 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum

Fri, 2016-09-30We are happy to announce the 2016 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum —“Future Large Optical-Infrared Facilities in China” to be held Nov 10-11, 2016 at KIAA.

Black hole - Host Lifecycle Evolution (BHOLE) workshop: Gas, Dust and Star Formation of AGN Host Galaxies

Wed, 2016-09-28September 30, 2016; KIAA-PKU Auditorium, Peking University.