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Dr.  Benjamin  Knispel
Dr. Benjamin Knispel
Press Officer AEI Hannover
Phone:+49 511 762-19104Fax:+49 511 762-17182
Dr. Elke Müller
Dr. Elke Müller
Press Officer AEI Potsdam
Phone:+49 331 567-7303Fax:+49 331 567-7298

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A black widow's Tango Mortale in gamma-ray light

October 25, 2012
Max Planck scientists discover record-breaking millisecond pulsar with new analysis method. [more]
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2013 Joseph F. Keithley Award for Advances in Measurement Science

October 15, 2012
Roman Schnabel (AEI Hannover), together with David McClelland (Australian National University) and Nergis Malvalvala (MIT) received the 2013 Joseph F. Keithley Award for Advances in Measurement Science. The prize consists of $5,000 and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. It is presented annually. [more]

Winners of the first European Astronomy Journalism Prize

October 05, 2012
A special prize for excellence went to Robin McKie from the Observer newspaper for his work on British involvement in the search for gravitational waves. [more]
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A pulsar with a tremendous hiccup

July 23, 2012
Max Planck scientists discover young and energetic neutron star with unusually irregular rotation [more]

Rays, particles, spacetime waves: Jointly solving the mysteries of space

May 29, 2012
International conference sponsored by the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover, 4 – 7 June 2012 [more]
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Getting ready for next time: European gravitational wave community strengthens its space collaboration

May 25, 2012
During the 9th international LISA Symposium, held May 21 – 25 in Paris, the international LISA community analyzed the new situation after ESA´s decision to choose JUICE for Europe´s next large space science mission. As the eLISA mission, despite not being selected, was reported to have been unanimously ranked first by ESA´s scientific review committee in terms of scientific interest, strategic value for science and strategic value for the projects in Europe, the community is in good spirits. [more]

ESA L1 Mission Selection

May 03, 2012
The top-level committee SPC of the European Space Agency today has decided that ESA's next (L1) large mission will be Juice, a mission to Jupiter, and not LISA in its latest low-cost European-only incarnation NGO/eLISA. [more]
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Combing through the data jungle

May 02, 2012
Meeting of experts at the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover [more]
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Squeezed light and stopwatches for gravitational waves: AEI scientists receive awards for their doctoral theses

April 16, 2012
Alexander Khalaidovski is awarded with the newly established Stefano Braccini Prize for his PhD work on improving the sensitivity of gravitational wave detectors. The doctoral research of another AEI scientist, Rutger van Haasteren, received an honourable mention. [more]
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Another high-power laser for the wave chasers

April 04, 2012
The third and, for the time being, last laser system for the US LIGO gravitational wave detectors has started off on its journey from Hannover to Hanford (Washington). The powerful laser for the “Advanced LIGO” phase was developed by the Laser Zentrums Hannover (LZH e.V.) together with the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover (AEI) and the company neoLASE. [more]
 
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