Oct. 27 -  Oct. 31 


SHAO Astrophysics Colloquia

Title: What do we really know about DM? 

Speaker: Charling Tao (Tsinghua/CPPM)

Time: Thursday, 3:00pm, October 30th 

Location: Lecture Hall, 3rd floor  

Abstract: Evidence for DM comes from a wealth of astrophysical observations that I will briefly review in this talk, with an emphasis on the problems we still wish to solve.


Seminar talk


Title: Millimeter/submillimeter follow-up of Herschel high-z galaxies.  

         H2O, a new diagnosis of their dense cores  

Speaker: Alain Omont (IAP)  

Time: Wednesday, 3:00pm, Oct 29  

Location: the middle conference room 


Group meetings and additional talks

Observational High Energy Astrophysics Group Seminar  

Location: 1401; Contact: Zhen Yan <>  

    • Very late photometry of SN 2011fe  (Dongming Mao) 
    • Discovery of a correlation between the frequency of the mHz quasi-periodic oscillations and the neutron-star temperature in the low-mass X-ray binary 4U 1636–53 (Holger Stiele) 
    • X-Raying an Accretion Disk in Realtime_the Evolution of Ionized Reflection during a Superburst from 4U 1636-536 (Wenda Zhang) 
    • An ultraluminous X-ray source powered by an accreting neutron star (Zhen Yan) 

Time: Monday, 10:30am, Oct 27


Blackhole accretion and High-energy astrophysics Seminar  

Location: 1608; Contact: Qixiang Yang <> 

Title: AGN Type-casting: Mrk 590 No Longer Fits the Role   

Speaker: Fu-Guo Xie  

Time: Tuesday, 2:00 pm, Oct 28 


Research Center for Galaxy and Cosmology is the division engaging on the astrophysical research in Shanghai Astronomical Observatory. The research area includes cosmology, large scale structure, galaxy formation and evolution, the active galactic nucleus and compact objects, the star cluster and the structure of the Milk Way etc.

CGC participates in many international sky survey projects, including the LAMOST sky survey, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey IV ,BigBoss,LSST etc. CGC maintains close partnerships with many astronomical   research institutes.

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