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【澳门太阳2007网址】”Seeing” the Black Hole

Source:Date:2019-12-02
Topic: “Seeing” the Black Hole
Lecturer: Researcher Yuan Feng, deputy director of the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences and winner of the China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists
Host: Professor Xiang Fuyuan
Time: 7:30-8:30 pm, December 2 (Monday), 2019
Venue: No.2 Teaching Building, XTU
 
Abstract
On April 10, 2019, the first black hole photo in human history was released, which is a major event in the history of the human sciences. How did the concept of black hole come? What are the unique characteristics of black holes in time and space? How are black holes formed in the universe? How did human get the first black hole photo? What scientific significance does it have? In this lecture, Researcher Yuan Feng will lead us to understand the black hole and explore its mystery.
 
Profile
Yuan Feng is currently Deputy Director and Researcher of the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Born in Shandong in 1970, he graduated from the Department of Physics of Shandong University in 1991, and obtained a doctorate from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1997. From 1998 to 2005, he performed postdoctoral research at Nanjing University, Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany, Harvard University, and Purdue University. He returned to China in 2005 as a researcher at the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory. In 2008, he was funded by the China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists. He enjoyed the special allowance from the State Council, was selected as a “National-level Young Experts with Outstanding Contributions" for the National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talents Project in New Century, and won the Shanghai Natural Science Peony Award.
 
His main research interests include black hole accretion, active galaxy nuclei, galaxy formation and evolution, etc. He has published more than 100 research papers in astrophysics journals such as ApJ, and has been cited more than 5,000 times. His papers as the first author have been cited more than 3,000 times, and he has been continuously included into the list of Chinese scholars cited by Elsevier. He has given more than 40 times invitational reports at important international conferences including IAU Symposium.