News (2009~2020)

2020 Jan
Award: AAS HEAD Bruno Rossi Prize 2020 awarded to Event Horizon Telescope Project
2019 Dec
Award: Albert-Einstein-Medal 2020: Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Scientific Collaboration
2019 Dec
EHT Collaboration Meeting 2019, Hilo
2019 Nov
Award: The EHT is awarded the Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award 2019 (Physical Sciences)
2019 Oct
Award: ASIAA Black Hole Research Group has won the 2019 Science and Technology Contribution Award from CTCI Foundation
2019 Sep
Award: Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics awarded to the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration
2019 May
Award: NSF Diamond Achievement Award is presented to the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration
2019 Apr
Press Releases: Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole
2019 Jan
EA Proposal Writing Camp, Taipei (Photo)
2018 Nov
EHT Collaboration Meeting 2018, Nijmegen
2018 May
Press Releases: Greenland Telescope Opens New Era of Arctic Astronomy
2018 May
GLT TV Program: "百年孤寂-聚焦格陵蘭 (One Hundred Years of Solitude - Focusing on Greenland)"
2018 Apr
GLT Joined the EHT Observation for the First Time!!!
2018 Feb
GLT Face to Face Meeting, Taipei
2018 Jan
GLT Astronomical First Fringe!!!
2017 Dec
GLT Astronomical First Light!!!
2017 Sep
GLT Frontend/Backend Test on JCMT
2017 Jul
GLT Antenna Re-Assembly Finished!!
2017 Jul
Workshop: EA-VLBI Workshop 2017
2017 Apr
EHT 1.3 mm VLBI Observation, Hawaii
2017 Mar
Arctic Training Workshop, Taipei
2017 Mar
Workshop: Black Hole Astrophysics with VLBI - Past, Present, and Future
2016 Nov
EHT Collaboration Meeting 2016
2016 Oct
GLT Midterm Review, Taipei
2016 Jul
GLT Project Planning Meeting, Taipei
2016 May
M87 Workshop: Towards the 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Cosmic Jets
2015 Nov
ALMA Links with Other Observatories to Create Earth-size Telescope
2015 Oct
GLT Team Meets with Kip Thorne
2015 Sep
GLT Face to Face Meeting, Taipei
2015 July
VLBI Experiment for APP commissioning with JCMT/SMA
2015 July
East Asia VLBI Workshop 2015, Sapporo, Japan
2015 May
GLT Project Risk Review, Taipei
2015 Apr
ASIAA Joins with H Maser Clock Synchronization Testing in the EHT Collaboration
2015 Mar
EHT 1.3 mm VLBI Observation, Hawaii
2015 Mar
Get Started on the JCMT Operation by the EAO
2014 Nov
EHT 2014 Science & Collaboration Meeting, Waterloo, Canada
2014 May
GLT Face to Face Meeting, Taipei
2013 Oct
Academia Sinica Open House, ASHQ
2013 Jul
GLT Face to Face Meeting
Summer Student Program, ASIAA
2013 May
ALMA Phase-up Project CDR Meeting, Charlottesville, VA
2013 Mar
EHT 1.3 mm VLBI Observation, Hawaii
2013 Jan
GLT Face to Face Meeting, Taipei
2012 Nov
Disassemble GLT Antenna for retrofitting, Socorro, NM
2012 Oct
GLT Face to Face Meeting on NSF Proposal, Boston
Academia Sinica Open House, Taipei
ALMA Phase-up Project PDR Meeting, Charlottesville, VA
2012 Sep
NSF Science Meeting, Boston, MA
GLT Antenna Testing, Socorro, NM
2012 Jul
GLT Face to Face Meeting, ASIAA
Summer Student Program, ASIAA
2012 Jun
Anntena Test at Socorro, NM
2012 May
GLT Face to Face Meeting, Boston, MA
2012 May
East Asia VLBI Workshop 2012
2012 April
GLT Face to Face Meeting, 23rd to 25th in ASIAA
2012 Mar
Sub-millimeter VLBI experiments
2011 Dec
ALMA phasing Kickoff meeting
2011 Nov
Taiwan Sub-millimeter VLBI Telescope Workshop (the Greenland telescope: GLT has been named as our project code)
2011 Nov
Job Opening - EACOA postdoctoral fellowship (deadline: 31 March 2012 )
2011 Sep
Job opening - postdoc position closed: 15 Dec 2011
2011 Aug
We started a site testing at Greenland !!
Status checkout of sub-mm astronomy project (photogrammetry, mechanical, & electrical)
2011 Jul
We started retest activities on the ALMA-NA prototype antenna !!
2011 Apr
A 12-meter ALMA-NA Vertex prototype antenna was awarded to the ASIAA/CfA
team by the NSF to dedicate the sub-mm astronomy
2010 Nov
Job opening - faculty positions closed: 31 Jan 2011
2010 Sep
Job opening - postdoc position closed: 15 Dec 2010
2010 Sep
Webpage opened
2010 Jul
Expression of Interest for ALMA-NA test facility has been submitted to the US National Science Foundation (NSF)
2009 Apr
VLBI group initiated and sub-millimeter (sub-mm) VLBI project started at the ASIAA (led by M. Inoue & K. Asada)