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China National Grid project announced

From October 23 to 24, during two days meeting at Shanghai Supercomputing Center, China National Grid (CNGrid) consortium and China Grid Forum were established.
China government will invest 100 million RMB, about 12 M USD, to build the infrastructure of CNGrid including two primary nodes, eight ordinary nodes and several applications.
Virtual Observatory, as an implementation of Scientific Data Grid, is supported in the great project.

Jim Gray Visited NAOC

Jim Gray Visited NAOC

Accompanied by Peng Liu, the winner of PennySort 2002, Jim Gray visited National Astronomical Observatory in the morning on October 17. Jim's trip of China is for Microsoft conference: "Computing in the 21st Century".
First, Yongheng Zhao, project manager of China-VO, gave an introduction of LAMOST to Jim in project showroom. From 10:00 to 11:00, Jim gave a public talk, "Building the Worldwide Telescope". More than one hundred people presented including staff of NAOC and many guests from other institutes.

Notes for discussion with experts of SCCAS

Date: 2002-10-14 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Institute of Software, CAS
Zhao Yongheng (ZYH), Cui Chenzhou (CCZ), Shao Huijuan (SHJ), from NAOC
Chi Xuebin (CXB), Nan Kai (NK), Lu Zhonghua (LZH), from Supercomputing center of Computer Network Information Center, CAS (SCCAS).

China-VO WG meeting

Time : 2002-9-21

Place : LAMOST meeting room

Participant : Zhao Yongheng (ZYH), Cui Chenzhou (CCZ), Sang Jian (SJ), Shao Huijuan (SHJ), Zhu Guanghua (ZGH), Luo Ali (LAL)

China-VO Homepage is openned to the public

After several month's perparation, today, we are pleased to announce the website to the public.
We will try our best to provide materials about China-VO project as more as possible here.
If you have any question or suggestion, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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From now on, you can visit the website of China-VO project from:

Meeting on Virtual Observatory of the Future

Chu Yaoquan from Project Science Division, attended a meeting on Virtual Observatory of the Future in Caltch, USA.
Virtual Observatory is consistent by tens of large astronomical databases distributed in different countries, and users can use these data through a high speed internet.National Virtual Observatory(NVO) was listed as the first project in the Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium of USA.

1st Virtual Observatory Seminar

The first national Virtual Observatory Seminar was held at National Astronomical Observatory from 3rd to 4th Sep. 2001.

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