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SHAO's new progress on explaining the Fermi Bubbles in the Milky Way
1.jpg Two giant gamma-ray bubbles above and below the Galactic plane were discovered by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope on 2010. How did the called Fermi bubbles form? How can we explain their observational characteristics, such as their morphology, distribution of surface brightness and so on? In ...
Professor Melanie Johnston-Hollitt from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand visited Shanghai Astronomica...
2.jpg On August 21 of 2015, Professor Melanie Johnston-Hollitt from Victoria University of Wellington, who is also the Chairperson of the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) Board, and Dr. Luke Pratley and Dr. Qian Zheng visited Shanghai Astronomical Observatory (SHAO), and had a conversation with Directo...
Scientific Progress
Long term apparent inward motion in the jet of a blazar 3C 66A is discovered [2015.05.21]
A “grand banquet” of science communication organized by SHAO--- Seminar entitle... [2015.04.16]
New research progress in spin alignments of spiral galaxies within the large-scal... [2015.03.23]
Discovery of an Ultra-luminous Quasar with Gigantic Black Hole in the Baby Universe [2015.03.04]
Triaxial halos and discs: red versus blue galaxies [2015.06.23]
The new Hong-Kong/AAO/Strasbourg multi-wavelength and spectroscopic PNe database [2015.06.23]
Why didn't Northern Song China produce a Kepler? [2015.06.08]
The fundamental importance of understanding star cluster evolution [2015.06.01]
The Chinese Annual Astronomy/Astrophysics Meeting First Announcement
The EAVN Tiger Team face-to-face meeting (SHAO-HQ, July 29 2014)
The 2014 Spaceborne Earth Observations and Global Change Workshop and Summer School (First Circular)
8th IVS General Meeting, March 2-7, 2014, Shanghai, China
SHAO was formally established in 1962 following the amalgamation of the former Xujiahui (originally spelt Zi-Ka-Wei) and Sheshan observatories, which were founded by the French Mission Catholique in 1872 and 1900 respectively.
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