A new study led by an astronomer from Shanghai Astronomical Observatory (SHAO) has found evidence revealing a cosmic cannibalizing event --- M81, one of the nearest massive galaxies, is eating two neighboring smaller galaxies and continues to grow. “This is the first endeavor beyond the Local Gr...
APSG 2015 International Symposium of Asia-Pacific Space Geodynamics (APSG) Program, was successfully held in Moscow, capital of the Russian Federation, 24-28 August, 2015.
Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences is one of the
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.