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  • 11-30 The 6th China-Chile Bilateral Conference for Astronomy Held in Chile

    The 6th China-Chile Bilateral Conference for Astronomy was held in Puerto Varas, Chile on Nov. 6-10, 2023. Over 80 experts, young scholars, and students from more than 30 astronomy research institutions, including the Chinese Academy of Sciences, various Chinese universities, and Chilean astronomy institutions, participated in the conference. They engaged in in-depth discussions on research achievements, the latest developments in China-Chile cooperation, and future collaboration opportunities.

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  • 05-07 China Focus: Flagship Chinese space telescope to unravel cosmic mysteries

    As reported by Xinhua News Agency, China's flagship survey space telescope, slated to be launched at the end of 2023, is expected to provide humankind with fresh knowledge about distant galaxies, mysterious dark matter and dark energy, and the past and future evolutions of the universe.

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  • 03-30 Chinese astronomers find galactic "fruit, vegetable garden" outside Milky Way

    As reported by Xinhua News Agency, a team of researchers from NAOC has discovered, with the help of LAMOST, 1,417 new compact galaxies, almost twice as many as previously known. The study was recently published in The Astrophysical Journal.

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  • 03-25 Findings refine knowledge of galaxy

    As reported by China Daily, a Chinese astronomer has helped uncover the exuberant "teenage years" of the Milky Way when it merged with a satellite galaxy, consumed plenty of hydrogen gas and formed many stars, according to a study published in the journal Nature on Thursday.

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  • 01-06 China's FAST telescope detects coherent interstellar magnetic field

    A press conference at NAOC is held on Jan. 5, 2022, as reported by Xinhua News Agency. Using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope, scientists have obtained accurate magnetic field strength in molecular cloud, a region of the interstellar medium that seems ready to form stars.

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  • 11-17 Chinese researchers discover new spectroscopic binary, triple candidates

    Using LAMOST's medium-resolution spectral data, Chinese astronomers discovered 3,133 spectroscopic binary and 132 spectroscopic triple candidates, and their radial velocities were accurately measured. Among them, 95% were newly discovered multi-star systems.

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