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Chinese Astronomy in Antarctica 

 WHAT: Talk on Chinese Research in Antarctica by Shang Zhaohui, Chief scientist, Antarctica Astronomy Research Group at NAOC(National Astronomic Observatories China), Kunlun Traverse Team, the 35th CHINARE(Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition) 2018/19
WHEN: Monday October 28, 7.30-9.00 PM
WHERE: The Bookworm, Bld 4, Nan Sanlitun Lu, Chaoyang, Beijing Tel 65869507
HOW MUCH: RMB 60(includes one welcome drink), free for members of RASBJ or Bookworm (this does not include a welcome drink)
RSVP: via the QR Code below:

About this talk:
Shang Zhaohui will tell us about the 35thChinese Antarctica Program, with special focus on Astronomy, and the 2018/2019 season. Shang Zhaohui is a veteran in Antarctica having worked on Chinese Antarctica Astronomy Programme for over 10 years, and specialises in Quasar and black hole Astronomy. Among the key astronomical results of CHINARE are time-domain astronomy, site testing, and exo-planet discovery etc.

Speaker's Educational Background
2003: Ph.D. in Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin
1998: M.A. in Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin
1991: M.Sc. in Astrophysics, Nanjing University, China
1988: B.Sc. in Astrophysics, Nanjing University, China


Professional Experience
2018 -             Research Professor,
                       National Astronomical Observatories, CAS
2007 - 2018    Professor,
                       Tianjin Normal University
2003 - 2007    Postdoctoral Research Associate, 
                       University of Wyoming
1991 – 1996   Assistant Researcher, Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China.


Hope you can make it to our Oct. 28 talk on "Research on Chinese Astronomy in the Antarctic" by Shang Zhaohui, chief scientist of the Antarctica Astronomy Research Group at NOAC (National Astronomic Observatories China).

Thanks to all who attended the fascinating Oct. 15 talk by Matyas Mervay on Central European refugee communities of Republican China.  Special thanks to the Ambassador of the Slovak Republic, for hosting this talk in the Ambassador's Residence.

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