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Dr. Benjamin Knispel
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Whistling neutron stars: relativistic phenomena at the Mannheim Planetarium

March 26, 2009
Anyone who has a computer with an Internet connection can now participate in the search for radio pulsars through Einstein@Home, an international project for the evaluation of scientific data, which has recently analysed the data of the radio telescope in Arecibo (Puerto Rico) and that searches for corresponding signals in this data. At the Mannheim Planetarium visitors can learn more about this project and the search for gravitational waves and radio pulsars up to the end of May 2009. [more]
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New Einstein@Home effort launched: Thousands of home computers to search Arecibo data for new radio pulsars

March 24, 2009
Einstein@Home is one of the world’s largest public volunteer distributed computing projects. More than 200,000 people have signed up for the project and donated time on their computers to search gravitational wave data for signals from unknown pulsars. [more]
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Gravitational wave detector in Hannover tests holographic Universe

February 03, 2009
Are we living in a holographic Universe? Are space and time grainy? Is there quantum noise in spacetime? American physicist Craig Hogan is convinced that he has found proof in the data of the German-British gravitational wave detector GEO600. [more]
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Veranstaltungsankündigung: Viermal Einstein im November der Wissenschaft

November 11, 2008
In the context of the “November of Science” Dr. Peter Aufmuth will be explaining the background of the fascinating research at AEI that seeks to significantly expand our view of the world in the foreseeable future. He will take his guests on a miraculous journey where clocks run at slower and faster speeds, twins are suddenly not be the same age and the cosmos can be seen with new eyes, through the "light" of gravitational waves. [more]
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European Commission funds design study for unique future observatory

October 18, 2008
By allocating three million Euro within the FP7 programme for preliminary studies for the Einstein Telescope (ET) – a pan-European gravitational wave observatory – the European Commission has made a decisive step towards the exploration of the universe with gravitational waves. [more]
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One year of the QUEST Excellence Cluster

October 01, 2008
Vor einem Jahr, im Oktober 2007, wurde der Hannoveraner Exzellenzcluster QUEST (Centre for Quantum Engineering and Space-Time-Research) im Rahmen der Exzellenzinitiative von Bund und Ländern bewilligt. QUEST bringt sechs Institute der Leibniz Universität Hannover mit fünf weiteren Forschungszentren aus Niedersachsen zusammen, um erstklassige Forschung am Quantenlimit zu betreiben. [more]
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Get the feel of a gravitational wave detector at “Highlights of Physics” from 15 to 18 September 2008 in Halle

September 15, 2008
Mitarbeiter des Max-Planck-Instituts für Gravitationsphysik (Albert-Einstein-Institut, AEI) demonstrieren ab kommenden Montag im Rahmen der „Highlights der Physik“ in Halle (Saale), wie sie mit den modernsten Lasern der Welt Jagd auf Gravitationswellen machen. [more]
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Visions for outer space

July 01, 2008
Participants of a workshop on fundamental research demand a strategy paper on national aereospace [more]
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QUEST Excellence Cluster gets underway

May 23, 2008
Der Hannoveraner Exzellenzcluster QUEST (Centre for Quantum Engineering and Space-Time-Research) hat am 23. Mai 2008 offiziell seine Arbeit aufgenommen. In den vier Bereichen Quanten Engineering, Quantensensoren, Raum-Zeit-Forschung und Neuartige Technologien werden hier in den kommenden fünf Jahren rund 60 neue Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler zusätzlich zu den 190 bereits Mitarbeitern Forschung am Quantenlimit betreiben. [more]
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The launch of ATLAS - Germany's fourth-fastest computer for scientific purposes - is being inaugurated

May 21, 2008
Am Donnerstag, 22. Mai 2008, um 15 Uhr wird der Computercluster ATLAS feierlich in Betrieb genommen. Künftig laufen alle relevanten Daten der Gravitationswellendetektoren LIGO (USA), GEO600 (dt.-brit.) und Virgo (ital.-frz.) in Hannover zusammen – mit ATLAS will man die erste direkte Messung von Gravitationswellen bestätigen. [more]
 
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