Guang Yang (杨光)

Graduate Student in Astronomy

Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
The Pennsylvania State University

Office: 535A Davey Lab
Phone: (814) 865-4536
E-mail: gxy909[at]
Mailing Address:
    525 Davey Lab
    University Park, PA, 16802, USA
Guang at Penn State 09/2016

My Profile

My major research field is Active Galactic Nuclei (AGNs). I work in the group of Prof. Niel Brandt. You can find more information in the ADS list of my publications and CVs:
    One-page condensed / Publication / Teaching / Outreach / Talk / Award


What Drives Black-Hole Growth?
AGN X-ray Variability

Useful Links


Review Papers (a compilation of decent review papers)
Public Data (a compilation of public astronomical data)
SVO Filter Service (download any filter curve)
International Astronomy Meetings (a list of meetings available)
AGN Newsletter (abstracts+meetings+jobs for AGN astronomers)
ADS (or China mirror)
arXiv (or China mirror)

    Science for Fun

Astronomy Picture of the Day (awesome astronomy pictures updated daily)
Chrome Scope (multi-wavelength view of Milky Way)
ESASky (sky view from all ESA telescopes)
Sky Viewer (optical/infrared view of all sky)
Heavens Above (useful tools to watch satellites )
How Big is Solar System (learn the size of space interactively)
How Deep is Earth Center (learn the vertical structures for both land and sea)


IlovePDF  (only PDF tool set: merge, split, compress and etc.)
126 mail  (a Chinese e-mail service)


StudentUniverse  (cheap flight for students)
GreenVPN  (useful VPN service)