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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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Gravitational waves detected from second pair of colliding black holes

June 15, 2016
Key contributions from Max Planck and Leibniz Universität Hannover researchers to second gravitational-wave event found in LIGO data [more]
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LISA Pathfinder exceeds expectations

June 07, 2016
The perfect free fall in space with key contributions from Hannover researchers [more]
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Visit of the Prime Minister of Lower Saxony

June 02, 2016
Stephan Weil visits the Albert Einstein Institute in Hannover [more]

Lower Saxony State Award for Bruce Allen, Alessandra Buonanno and Karsten Danzmann

June 01, 2016
The prize recognizes contributions to gravitational wave detection [more]
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Press conference about the LISA Pathfinder mission

May 25, 2016
Presentation of first results on June 7, 2016, in Hanover [more]
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Discovery of gravitational waves - what comes next?

May 19, 2016
Conference in Hannover [more]
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CANCELLED: Prof. Stephen Hawking to speak at Leibniz Universität

May 17, 2016
The pioneer of astrophysics will give a public lecture on quantum black holes [more]
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Special Breakthrough Prize In Fundamental Physics Awarded For Detection Of Gravitational Waves 100 Years After Albert Einstein Predicted Their Existence

May 02, 2016
Selection Committee of previous Breakthrough Prize winners recognizes contributors to experiment recording waves from two black holes colliding over a billion light years away. $3 million prize shared between LIGO founders Ronald W. P. Drever, Kip S. Thorne and Rainer Weiss and 1012 contributors to the discovery. [more]
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Dutch-German impulse for gravitational wave research

April 25, 2016
Nikhef and Albert Einstein Institute sign cooperation agreement at the Hannover Messe [more]
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Visit GEO600!

March 18, 2016
Registration for special tours now open [more]
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