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Good Night, LISA Pathfinder!

July 19, 2017
LISA Pathfinder has been switched off as planned on the evening of 18th of July, ending its successful mission which surpassed all expectations [more]
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Otto Hahn Prize 2017 for Karsten Danzmann

July 13, 2017
The Max Planck director and professor at Leibniz Universität Hannover will be honored for his pioneering research for the direct detection of gravitational waves [more]
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Open Day at GEO600 on 30 July 2017

July 05, 2017
Visit the gravitational-wave detector near Sarstedt and experience cutting-edge research at first hand [more]
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Otto Hahn Medal for Dr. Colin Clark

June 27, 2017
AEI Hannover researcher receives Max Planck Society award for his dissertation [more]
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LISA selected as ESA L3 mission

June 22, 2017
Decision by ESA’s Science Programme Committee puts mission on track for 2034 launch [more]
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A Response to "On the Time Lags of the LIGO Signals"

June 19, 2017
A paper on the arXiv by Creswell et al. calls into question the 5-sigma detection claim of GW150914 and following detections. In a guest post on Sean Carroll's Blog Ian Harry, postdoctoral researcher at the AEI in Potsdam refutes these claims. [more]
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Princess of Asturias Award for Rai Weiss, Kip Thorne, Barry Barish and the LIGO Scientific Collaboration

June 16, 2017
Honoring the detection of gravitational waves, LIGO founder Rainer Weiss, Kip S. Thorne and Barry C. Barish and the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC) have been bestowed with the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research. [more]
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LIGO observes a third gravitational wave signal

June 01, 2017
Results confirm new population of black holes [more]
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Karsten Danzmann receives The Körber European Science Prize 2017

May 31, 2017
Max Planck director and professor at Leibniz Universität Hannover honored for the development of key technologies for gravitational-wave detection [more]
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Ronald Drever, founding father of LIGO, passed away at age 85

March 15, 2017
The AEI mourns the Scottish physicist [more]
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