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Autumn 2020

August 2020
Invited talk at Dialogue at the Dream Field: Supranuclear Matter, Guiyang China (DDF2020)

July 2020
Contributed talk at 2020 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Physical Society, Division of Gravitation and Relativistic Astrophysics, Shenyang China (GRA 2020)




Summer 2020




Spring 2020

March 2020
Selected as an Outstanding Reviewer for Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing (IOP)

March 2020
Invited by Editor-in-Chief to join the Advisory Panel of Classical and Quantum Gravity (AP-CQG)

February 2020
Resonant Instability of Axionic Dark Matter Clumps by Zihang Wang et al. (arXiv)

February 2020
Combined Search for Anisotropic Birefringence in the Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalog GWTC-1 by Lijing Shao (arXiv)

January 2020
Prospects for Fundamental Physics with LISA by Enrico Barausse et al. (arXiv)




Winter 2019

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December 2019
Funding supports on Massive Black Holes as Cosmological Standard Candles from National Natural Science Foundation of China (11991053)

December 20, 2019
Invited talk at Workshop on Gravitation and Cosmology, Institute of Theoretical Physics (CAS), Beijing China (link)

November 2019
A Wide Star$-$Black-Hole Binary System from Radial-Velocity Measurements by Jifeng Liu et al. (arXiv)

November 2019
Serving as SOC & LOC Member at KIAA Forum 2019: The Future of Gravitational Wave Astrophysics, Peking University (AstroForum19)

October 2019
First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results and the Role of ALMA by Ciriaco Goddi et al. (arXiv)

October 2019
Constraints on Fifth Forces through Perihelion Precession of Planets by Bing Sun et al. (arXiv)

October 12, 2019
Invited Talk at Inauguration of United Center for Gravitational Wave Physics & First Hangzhou International Meeting on Gravitational Waves, Zhejiang University of Technology (UCGWP)

October 2019
Validating the Effective-One-Body Numerical-Relativity Waveform Models for Spin-aligned Binary Black Holes along Eccentric Orbits by Xiaolin Liu et al. (arXiv)


Autumn 2019

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September 2019
Neutron Star Structure in the Minimal Gravitational Standard-Model Extension and the Implication to Continuous Gravitational Waves by Rui Xu et al. (arXiv)

September 2019
Workshop on the Chinese Pulsar Timing Array, National Time Service Center (CAS), Xi'an China

September 2019
Pupolar science article GW170817: Was Einstein Right? by Lijing Shao (link)

September 9, 2019
Lecturing classes Theoretical Mechanics and General Relativity & Astrophysics at Peking University, Fall 2019 (Mech19, GR19)

September 5, 2019
2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics awarded to the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration (Breakthrough2020)

September 2019
White papers for Voyage 2050
  • High Angular Resolution Gravitational Wave Astronomy by I. Dvorkin et al. (arXiv)
  • Unveiling the Gravitational Universe at $\mu$-Hz Frequencies by A. Sesana, N. Korsakova et al. (arXiv)
  • The Missing Link in Gravitational-wave Astronomy: Discoveries Waiting in the Decihertz Range by M. Arca Sedda, C.P.L. Berry, K. Jani et al. (arXiv)

August 2019
Invited article entitled Lorentz-violating Matter-gravity Couplings in Small-eccentricity Binary Pulsars by Lijing Shao (arXiv)

August 14, 2019
Invited Talk & Serving as an SOC Member at Gravitational Wave Astrophysics Conference 2019, Kunming China (3GW)

August 2019
Funding supports on Gravitational Waveforms from Compact Binary Coalescence from National Natural Science Foundation of China (11975027)

August 11, 2019
Invited Talk at Interdisciplinary Forum on Gravitational-wave Astronomy for Young Scientists, Qingdao University of Science and Technology

July 2019
Excellent Poster Award to Junjie Zhao at the GRA 2019 Meeting (link)

July 17, 2019
Contributed Talk at 2019 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Physical Society, Division of Gravitation and Relativistic Astrophysics, Guizhou University, Guiyang China (GRA 2019)

July 2019
Testing Fifth Forces from the Galactic Dark Matter by Lijing Shao (arXiv)

July 10/12, 2019
Contributed Talks at the 22nd International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation & 13th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational Waves, Universitat de València, Spain (GR22/Amaldi13)

July 2019
Reduced-Order Surrogate Models for Scalar-Tensor Gravity in the Strong Field and Applications to Binary Pulsars and GW170817 by Junjie Zhao et al. (arXiv)


Summer 2019

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Summer 2019

June 21, 2019
Contributed Talk at the 6th KAGRA International Workshop, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics (CAS) (KIW6)

May 31, 2019
Bachelor thesis defenses by Wenlong Li and Zhongpeng Sun, Department of Astronomy, Peking University

May 2019
Bounding the Mass of Graviton in a Dynamic Regime with Binary Pulsars by Xueli Miao et al. (arXiv)

May 25, 2019
Popular-science talk “Gravitational Wave Era”, invited by the Youth Astronomy Society, Peking University (flyer)

May 2019
Pulsar Tests of the Gravitational Lorentz Violation by Lijing Shao (arXiv)

May 16, 2019
Invited Talk at the 8th Meeting on CPT and Lorentz Symmetry, Indiana University, Bloomington USA (CPT'19)

May 10, 2019
Invited Talk at the 8th Huada (CCNU) School on QCD, Central China Normal University, Wuhan China (QCD)

May 6, 2019
Contributed Talk at Recent Progress in Relativistic Astrophysics, Fudan University, Shanghai China (Fudan'19)

May 2019
Fundamental Physics with Galactic Center Pulsars by Geoffrey Bower et al. (ADS)

April 2019
Invited to join the Executive Board Members of the journal Science Bulletin (Sci. Bull.)

Apr 30, 2019
Invited Talk at the 1st International Symposium on Precision Measurement Physics 2019, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan China (PMP2019)

Apr 24, 2019
Invited Talk at Workshop on Gravitational Waves and Cosmology Related to FAST Sciences, Qiannan Normal University for Nationalities, Duyun China

April 2019
First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results by the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration
  1. The Shadow of the Supermassive Black Hole (ApJL)
  2. Array and Instrumentation (ApJL)
  3. Data Processing and Calibration (ApJL)
  4. Imaging the Central Supermassive Black Hole (ApJL)
  5. Physical Origin of the Asymmetric Ring (ApJL)
  6. The Shadow and Mass of the Central Black Hole (ApJL)

Apr 9, 2019
Invited Talk at Workshop on the Strategic Priority Program “Multi-wavelength Gravitational Wave Universe”, Yunnan Astronomical Observatory, Kunming China


Spring 2019

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March 2019
Testing the Gravitational Weak Equivalence Principle in the Standard-Model Extension with Binary Pulsars by Lijing Shao & Quentin G. Bailey (arXiv)

March 2019
Extreme Gravity and Fundamental Physics by B.S. Sathyaprakash et al. (arXiv)

March 2019
On the Properties of the Massive Binary Black Hole Merger GW170729 by Katerina Chatziioannou et al. (arXiv)

March 2019
Selected as an Outstanding Reviewer for Universe, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)

March 2019
Tests of General Relativity with the Binary Black Hole Signals from the LIGO-Virgo Catalog GWTC-1 by the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration (arXiv)

March 2019
Selected as an Outstanding Reviewer for Classical and Quantum Gravity, IOP Publishing (IOP)

March 2019
Gravitational-wave Merging Events from the Dynamics of Stellar Mass Binary Black Holes around the Massive Black Hole in a Galactic Nucleus by Fupeng Zhang et al. (arXiv)

Feb 15, 2019
Contributed talk at The 5th KAGRA International Workshop / The 1st KAGRA-Virgo-3G Detectors Workshop, Perugia University, Italy (KIW2019)

February 2019
Constraints on Millicharged Dark Matter and Axion-like Particles from Timing of Radio Waves by Andrea Caputo et al. (arXiv)

January 2019
Degeneracy in Studying the Supranuclear Equation of State and Modified Gravity with Neutron Stars by Lijing Shao (arXiv)

January, 2019
Selected to the Young Elite Scientists Sponsorship Program by China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)

Jan 6, 2019
Invited talk at Xiamen-CUSTIPEN Workshop on the EOS of Dense Neutron-Rich Matter in the Era of Gravitational Wave Astronomy, Xiamen University (CUSTIPEN)

Jan 2, 2019
First Teaching Activity for the undergraduate freshman class “Lectures on the Frontiers of Modern Physics”, Peking University


Winter 2018

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December 22, 2018
Invited talk at Workshop on Gravitation and Cosmology, Institute of Theoretical Physics (CAS), Beijing China (link)

December, 2018
Join the KAGRA Scientific Collaboration with Kohei Inayoshi and Yong Gao (KIAA)

December 17, 2018
Invited talk at The 5th Workshop on TianQin Science Mission, Sun Yat-sen University, Zhuhai China (link)

December 2018
Observatory Science with eXTP by in 't Zand et al. (arXiv) AND Accretion in Strong Field Gravity with eXTP by De Rosa et al. (arXiv)

December 10, 2018
Seminar talk “Constraining Strong-field Gravity by Combining Pulsar Timing and Gravitational Waves” at Tsinghua University, Beijing China (flyer)

December, 2018
Join the Hot Universe Baryon Surveyor (HUBS) Scientific Collaboration (HUBS)

December 2018
GWTC-1: A Gravitational-wave Transient Catalog of Compact Binary Mergers Observed by LIGO and Virgo during the First and Second Observing Runs by the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration (arXiv)

November 26, 2018
Contributed talk at MPG-CAS Joint Project Meeting: Low-frequency Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Gravitational Physics in Space, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

November, 2018
Invited to join the editorial board of the journal Universe (editorial)

November 2018
Invited to translate James Hough's A Wave of Discovery (original, translated)

November 20, 2018
Contributed talk at International Symposium on Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics, Yangzhou University (CosPA'18)

November 2018
Tests of General Relativity with GW170817 by the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration (arXiv)

October 30, 2018
Invited talk “Testing Gravity with Pulsars and Gravitational Waves” at University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei China (flyer)

October, 2018
Join the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) Consortium (LISA)

October 16, 2018
Our First Group Meeting at KIAA-PKU (page)

October 2018
Galactic Center Pulsars with the ngVLA by Geoffrey C. Bower et al. (arXiv)

October 2018
Testing Velocity-dependent CPT-violating Gravitational Forces with Radio Pulsars by Lijing Shao & Quentin G. Bailey (arXiv)

October 2018
Fundamental Physics with the Square Kilometre Array by Phil Bull et al. (arXiv)


Autumn 2018

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Autumn 2018

September 20, 2018
Invited talk at Advanced Gravitational-wave Workshop, Hunan Normal University, Changsha China

September 14, 2018
Invited talk “Testing the Universality of Free Fall towards Dark Matter with Radio Pulsars” at Virtual Institute of Astroparticle Physics (slides & video)

September 1, 2018
Assistant Professor at Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University (KIAA)