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World-wide radio telescope network strengthens evidence for signal that may hint at ultra-low frequency gravitational

Wed, 2022-01-12  The International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA), a team of astronomers and astrophysics from several collaborations from around the world, has recently announced the results of a comprehensive search for low-frequency gravitational waves (GWs) in their most recen

AAS Names 23 New Fellows for 2022

Thu, 2022-01-06  The American Astronomical Society (AAS) is honoring 23 members, including Prof. Luis Ho, Director of KIAA at Peking University, for extraordinary achievement and service by naming them AAS Fellows.

KIAA/DoA Postdoc Science Days 2021

Tue, 2021-12-28  The annual “KIAA/DoA Postdoc Science Days” took place on December 22-23 at the KIAA Auditorium.  The Postdoc Science Days is an in-house conference for postdoctoral researchers to share their research with all members of PKU astronomy.

KIAA Holds 2021 Governing Board Meeting

Fri, 2021-12-10  The KIAA Governing Board welcomes new chair Ru Huang, Vice President of Peking University. Prof. Huang replaces Prof. Qihuang Gong, Executive Vice President of Peking University, who provided strong oversight during his term. The Governing Board also welcomes

KIAA Postdocs win PKU Outstanding Postdoc Award, Boya Fellowship

Tue, 2021-12-07  KIAA postdoc Yu Qiu won a PKU Outstanding Postdoc Award, while incoming postdoc Lin Wang won the PKU Boya Fellowship.

Gregory Herczeg Interviewed by the AAS Journals

Tue, 2021-11-23  Gregory Herczeg was invited by the American Astronomical Society (AAS) for an interview with the Senior Lead Editor of the AAS Journals, Prof. Frank Timmes.

KIAA welcomes new faculty member, Dr. Lile Wang(王力乐)

Tue, 2021-11-23  KIAA welcomes Dr. Lile Wang, an expert in numerical simulations of exoplanets and their formation, to PKU as a new faculty member.

KIAA Held the 1st KIAA Forum on Gas in Galaxies for Early Career Scientists

Fri, 2021-11-26  KooGiG-Junior is an annual forum on the role of gas and dust in galaxies from low to high redshift. The forum aims to bring together active astronomers, especially early career scientists, for the purpose of exchanging recent progress and discussing future fro

Towards the Detection of the Nanohertz Gravitational-wave background: The European Pulsar Timing Array provides a sig

Thu, 2021-10-28  EPTA is a scientific collaboration bringing together teams of astronomers around the largest European radio telescopes, as well as groups specialized in data analysis and modelling of gravitational wave (GW) signals. It has published a detailed analysis of a c

Former PKU Ph.D. Student Awarded Humboldt Research Fellowship

Tue, 2021-10-19  Si-Yue Yu (余思悦) has been awarded a prestigious Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers after the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's selection committee meeting in 2021.