• The Third LeCosPA International Symposium: Cosmic Prospects

    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of LeCosPA and to inaugurate its new dedicated building, the Chee-Chun Leung Cosmology Hall, we organize the “Third LeCosPA International Symposium : Cosmic Prospects”, which will take place at the Leung Center for Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics (LeCosPA) in the National Taiwan University from November 27 to 29, 2017 in Taipei. Since […]

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  • Congratulations!LeCosPA fellow Keisuke Izumi Now an assistant professor in KMI, Nagoya University, Japan

    In August 2016, a former member of LeCosPA, Keisuke Izumi, became a faculty member at Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe (KMI), Nagoya University, in Japan. http://www.kmi.nagoya-u.ac.jp/eng/members/ https://www.math.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/people/index.html Keisuke was a member in theoretical group of LeCosPA from Sep. 2011 to June 2015. His main fields are gravitational theory and cosmology. […]

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  • Congratulations!LeCosPA Graduate Now a Distinguished Professor in Yangzhou University

    Yen Chin Ong, a previous member of LeCosPA who obtained his PhD from NTU’s Graduate Institute of Astrophysics in 2014, has recently obtained a faculty position as a Distinguished Professor at the College of Physical Science and Technology of Yangzhou University. He will be joining the newly established Center for Gravitation and Cosmology at the […]

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  • 2017 Farewell Party

    The 2017 LeCosPA Farewell Party was held in the evening of June 14. It was not only a celebration for the end of the the semester, but also a farewell party to some of partners who are going to leave LeCosPA next semester. Firstly, Yu-Hsiang Lin, our theoretical student got his PhD, and will pursue […]

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    2017 LeCosPA Table Tennis Tournament

     This year, Theory Team wins the trophy ! The 2017 LeCosPA Annual Table Tennis Tournament was held in the afternoon of May 19. This annual tournament witnesses the continuing fight for dominance between LeCosPA’s Theory Group and Experiment Group. In this game, it is a fierce competition between the two groups and both of them […]

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  • New black hole simulator may shed more light on contradiction in fundamental physics

    「類比黑洞」可能解答四十年未決的重要物理悖論

    Fig.1: Accelerating mirror mimics evaporating black hole. Left: Black hole Hawking evaporation and the trapping of the partner modes near the horizon. Right: An accelerating mirror also has a horizon and can also emit Hawking particles and trap their partner modes. The analogy between these two systems may be appreciated via Einstein’s equivalence principle 圖一:加速反射鏡可以模擬黑洞霍京蒸發。左:黑洞霍京輻射及其被困在黑洞事件視平線的對偶型。右:一個加速的反射鏡也有視平線,也會輻射霍京粒子及困住對偶型。兩者的相似性可以從愛因思坦的「等價原理」來理解。 […]

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  • ANITA-IV mission launced from Antarctica on December 3rd 2016

    Figure 1: The BOSS (launch vehicle) hangs the ANITA-IV and waits for the completion of inflation. ANITA-IV was launched form the Ross ice shelf near the McMurdo station, the foot of a mountain behind the balloon. Before the launch, The LDB field coordinator will launch pilot balloons to check the weather status. If the weather […]

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  • Kerson Huang, Distinguished Fellow of LeCosPA, dies at 88

    Based on MIT News :Scott Morley | Laboratory for Nuclear Science September 9, 2016 MIT Professor Emeritus and NTU LeCosPA distinguished fellow Kerson Huang, who was well known for his contributions to the field of statistical physics, passed away on Sept. 1 at the age of 88. He had recently been in hospice care at […]

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    2016 LeCosPA Table Tennis Tournament

    2016 LeCosPA Table Tennis Tournament After two years, Theory Team wins the trophy back! The 2016 LeCosPA Annual Table Tennis Tournament was held in the afternoon of June 24. This annual tournament witnesses the continuing fight for dominance between LeCosPA’s Theory Group and Experiment Group. In the past two years, Experiment Team had the upper […]

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    Congratulation! 2016 NTU-CTS Best Paper Award goes to LeCosPA Students: Hsu-Wen Chiang, Yao-Chieh Hu, and Yu-Hsiang Lin; Che-Yu Chen wins CTS Student Scholarship.

    From left to right: Yu-Hsiang Lin, Che-Yu Chen, Prof. Pisin Chen, Yao-Chieh Hu, and Hsu-Wen Chiang.   LeCosPA students in the theory group: Che-Yu Chen, Hsu-Wen Chiang, Yao-Chieh Hu and Yu-Hsiang Lin won the “2016 best paper award” from the Center for Theoretical Science, National Taiwan University (NTU-CTS). In addition, Che-Yu Chen was also awarded […]

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