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A pair of monster black holes revealed in a nearby galaxy
Recently , a second supermassive black hole with a compact radio jet has been surprisingly found by radio astronomers from China and Europe in the outskirts of the nearby giant spiral galaxy NGC.A PhD student supervised by Dr . LIU Xiang from Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory of China . “ Most l...
Is Blazar Flux Variation in Complete Electromagnetic Spectrum Intrinsic?
W020161014562422335418.gif It is believed that blazars show flux variability in complete electromagnetic (EM) spectrum on all possible timescales varying from few minutes to several years. A recent study led by Alok C. Gupta, a visiting scientist of Shanghai Astronomical Observatory (SHAO) shows that blazars are not nece...
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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]
Comparing radiative transfer models and observations of astrophysical dust [2016.12.03]
A short introduction to gravitational wave and gravitational wave astrophysics [2016.11.25]
Hot Gas Issues: Cooling and Composition [2016.11.22]
Cosmic Supermassive Black Hole Growth in the 7 Ms CDF-S  [2016.11.18]
JCMT Data Reduction Workshop - October 16th Shanghai
East Asia VLBI Workshop (EAVW2016)
The 10th DiFX Users and Developers Meeting
2016 Spaceborne Earth Observations and Global Change Workshop & Summer School
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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