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August 23th, 2021

Press Release: Where the Milky Way's cosmic rays come from

We made a press release about our recent paper, entitled "Pursuing the Origin of the Gamma Rays in RX J1713.7-3946 Quantifying the Hadronic and Leptonic Components", which was published in The Astrophysical Journal.

August 7th, 2021

Paper Acceptance: Discovery of a Wind-Blown Bubble Associated with the Supernova Remnant G346.6-0.2

My first authored paper, entitled "Discovery of a Wind-Blown Bubble Associated with the Supernova Remnant G346.6-0.2: A Hint for the Origin of Recombining Plasma" was accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal.

June 21th, 2021

Paper Acceptance: ALMA CO Observations of Supernova Remnant W49B

My first authored paper, entitled "ALMA CO Observations of the Mixed-Morphology Supernova Remnant W49B: Efficient Production of Recombining Plasma and Hadronic Gamma-rays via Shock-Cloud Interactions" was accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal.

June 1st, 2021

Paper Acceptance: ISM Studies in Young Supernova Remnants

My first authored review paper, entitled "The Interstellar Medium in young supernova remnants: key to the production of cosmic X-rays and γ-rays" was accepted for publication in Astrophysics and Space Science.

November 5th, 2020

Paper Acceptance: ALMA CO Observations of Supernova Remnant RX J1713.7-3946

My first authored paper, entitled "ALMA CO Observations of the Gamma-Ray Supernova Remnant RX J1713.7-3946: Discovery of Shocked Molecular Cloudlets and Filaments at 0.01 pc scales" was accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal Letters.

August 31th, 2020

Paper Acceptance: ALMA CO Observations of Magellanic Supernova Remnant N132D

My first authored paper, entitled "ALMA CO Observations of Gamma-Ray Supernova Remnant N132D in the Large Magellanic Cloud: Possible Evidence for Shocked Molecular Clouds Illuminated by Cosmic-Ray Protons" was accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal.

April 16th, 2020

Paper Acceptance: High-Mass Star Formation Triggered by Cloud-Cloud Collisions in the Spiral Galaxy M33

My first authored paper, entitled "ALMA CO Observations of a Giant Molecular Cloud in M33: Evidence for High-Mass Star Formation Triggered by Cloud-Cloud Collisions" was accepted to Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan.

April 1st, 2020

Moved to NAOJ as an NAOJ Fellow

I moved to National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) as a project assistant professor (NAOJ fellow). 

November 15th, 2019

Award: Nagoya University Ishida Award

I have been awarded 8th Nagoya University Ishida Award.

June 17th, 2019

Paper Acceptance: Discovery of Shocked Molecular Clouds in the Small Magellanic Cloud

My first authored paper, entitled "Discovery of Shocked Molecular Clouds Associated with the Shell-type Supernova Remnant RX J0046.5−7308 in the Small Magellanic Cloud" has been accepted to The Astrophysical Journal.

March 16th, 2019

Paper Acceptance: Evidence for Acceleration of Cosmic-Rays in the Supernova Remnant RCW 86

My first authored paper, entitled "Possible Evidence for Cosmic-Ray Acceleration in the Type Ia SNR RCW 86: Spatial Correlation between TeV Gamma-Rays and Interstellar Atomic Protons" has been accepted to The Astrophysical Journal.

January 28th, 2019

Paper Acceptance: ALMA CO Observations of Magellanic Supernova Remnant N63A

My first authored paper, entitled "ALMA CO Observations of Supernova Remnant N63A in the Large Magellanic Cloud: Discovery of Dense Molecular Clouds Embedded within Shock-ionized and Photoionized Nebulae" was accepted to The Astrophysical Journal.

December 10th, 2018

Press Release: ALMA CO Observations of Magellanic Supernova Remnant N49

Our Ph.D. student Yumiko Yamane's first authored paper, entitled "ALMA Observations of Supernova Remnant N49 in the LMC I.: Discovery of CO Clumps Associated with X-Ray and Radio Continuum Shells" (corresponding authors: Yumiko Yamane, Hidetoshi Sano) was selected as "AAS Nova highlight."

September 7th, 2018

Paper Acceptance: ALMA CO Observations of Magellanic Supernova Remnant N103B

My first authored paper, entitled "Molecular Clouds Associated with the Type Ia SNR N103B in the Large Magellanic Cloud" was accepted to The Astrophysical Journal.

December 31th, 2017

Paper Acceptance: High-Mass Star-Cluster Formation Triggered by Cloud-Cloud Collision in RCW 36

My first authored paper, entitled "RCW 36 in the Vela Molecular Ridge: Evidence for high-mass star-cluster formation triggered by cloud–cloud collision" was accepted to Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan.

May 15th, 2017

Paper Acceptance: Cosmic-Ray Acceleration in the Magellanic Superbubble 30 Doradus C

My first authored paper, entitled "Discovery of Molecular and Atomic Clouds Associated with the Magellanic Superbubble 30 Doradus C" was accepted to The Astrophysical Journal.

April 26th, 2017

Paper Acceptance: Pursuit of the Origin of X-rays in the Supernova Remnant RCW 86

My first authored paper, entitled "Interstellar Gas and X-rays toward the Young Supernova Remnant RCW 86; Pursuit of the Origin of the Thermal and Non-thermal X-ray" was accepted to Journal of High Energy Astrophysics.

April 12th, 2017

Paper Acceptance: Prospects for Gamma-rays of RX J1713 using the Next Generation of Gamma-ray Observatory

My corresponding authored paper, entitled "Prospects for Cherenkov Telescope Array Observations of the Young Supernova Remnant RX J1713.7−3946" was accepted to The Astrophysical Journal.

November 18th, 2016

Award: Springer Thesis Award

My Ph.D. thesis, entitled "Shock-Cloud Interaction in RX J1713.7−3946: Evidence for Cosmic-Ray Acceleration in the Young VHE γ-ray Supernova Remnant" was published as Springer Thesis.

February 4th, 2016

Award: Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists

I was awarded 32th Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists.

November 7th, 2014

Paper Acceptance: Efficient Cosmic-Ray Acceleration via the Shock-Cloud Interaction 

My first authored paper, entitled "A detailed study of non-thermal X-ray properties and interstellar gas toward the γ-ray supernova remnant RX J1713.7−3946" was accepted to The Astrophysical Journal.

March 25th, 2014

Ph.D. (Nagoya University)

My Ph.D. thesis, entitled "An Observational Study of Shock-Cloud Interaction in the Young VHE γ-ray SNR RX J1713.7−3946; Evidence for Cosmic-Ray Acceleration" was accepted and I obtained Ph.D. at Nagoya University (March 25th 2014).