Guang Yang (杨光)

Graduate Student in Astronomy

Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
The Pennsylvania State University

E-mail: gxy909[at]
Office: 535A Davey Lab
Phone: (814) 865-4536
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 / Award / Talk / Teaching / Outreach


Does black-hole growth depend on the cosmic environment? (Slides, Paper, Data)
Black Hole Accretion-Stellar Mass Relation (News, Slides, Poster, Paper, Data)
Black-Hole Growth vs. Stellar Mass/Star Formation Rate (Slides, Paper, Data)
15-year AGN X-ray Variability (Intro, Paper, Data)

Useful Links


Guang's Library (find papers quickly, maintained by me)
SVO Filter Service (download any filter curve)
International Astronomy Meetings (a list of meetings available)
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)


ColorBrewer  (professional color options for scientific figures)
BigJpg  (enlarge figures/photos without losing quality)
GIFMaker  (make gif animate online)
IlovePDF  (online PDF tool set: merge, split, compress and etc.)


Spoonflower  (affordable fabric poster, good for conference travel)
TravelInsurance  (search engine for travel insurance)
Wanderu  (search engine for bus/train travel in US)
SpotCrime  (Crime maps for anywhere in US)