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Zooming into the heart of candidate binary black holes with powerful radio techniques: only singles, no pairs
W020160608614290164578.gif [ June 8 , An international research team discovered single radio - luminous black holes from candidate binaries with powerful highest - resolution imaging techniques .The supermassive black hole ( up to billions of solar masses ) residing in the heart of the active galaxy is accreting material f...
Shanghai TMRT discovered a new dense molecular cloud rich in long carbon-chain molecules
Linear carbon-chain molecules like CnH , HCnN and CnS are observed to be abundant in cold dense clouds .To date , abundant long carbon-chain molecules have only been found in two molecular clouds – Taurus Molecular Cloud 1 ( TMC-1 ) and Lupus molecular cloud 1A ( Lupus-1A ) — and the envelop of...
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SHAO Astronomers discovered 15 candidate X-ray transients in the nearby satellite... [2016.04.07]
SHAO astronomers discovered a previously unknown streaming population by LAMOST [2016.02.22]
New study reveals that big galaxies grow by cannibalizing smaller ones [2015.09.18]
SHAO’s progress on the second transitional pulsar binary [2015.09.06]
Studying Galaxy Population in the Big Data Era [2016.01.18]
Cosmology and Astrophysics with Galaxy Clusters from the Numerical Perspective [2016.01.05]
New developments of Fast Radio Bursts [2015.12.28]
Prospects for chemically tagging stars in the Galaxy [2015.12.28]
2016 Spaceborne Earth Observations and Global Change Workshop & Summer School
2016 SKA workshop on SDP&HPC(2016.5.11-13)
1st International Conference on GNSS+ (ICG+2016)
The 4th China-U.S. Workshop on Radio Astronomy Science and Technology
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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