Media contact

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 100 Years After Einstein's Prediction

February 11, 2016
LIGO Opens New Window on the Universe with Observation of Gravitational Waves from Colliding Black Holes – Key contributions from Max Planck Society and Leibniz Universität Hannover researchers [more]

Update on gravitational-wave science

February 08, 2016
100 years ago Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves. [more]
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Laser light for LISA Pathfinder

January 13, 2016
First science payload systems successfully switched on and tested [more]
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Liftoff for LISA Pathfinder

December 03, 2015
Major step towards a gravitational wave observatory in space on 100th anniversary of Einstein's General Relativity [more]
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LISA Pathfinder – the countdown is running

November 27, 2015
AEI researchers are leading partners in LISA Pathfinder satellite mission scheduled for launch on December 2 [more]
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Public event for LISA Pathfinder launch

November 20, 2015
Albert Einstein Institute invites media representatives and the general public for a launch event on December 3, 2015 [more]
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Photography exhibition “light/glimpses of light”

November 09, 2015
Researchers as photographers [more]
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Thinking beyond Einstein 2015

October 28, 2015
Public lectures to celebrate the centennial of the general theory of relativity and the International Year of Light [more]
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Advanced LIGO detectors begin first observation run

September 18, 2015
Key contributions to advanced LIGO from AEI researchers [more]
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LISA Pathfinder on the way to launch

September 01, 2015
The satellite is completed. LISA Pathfinder (LPF), the test mission to demonstrate new technologies necessary for the planned gravitational wave observatory eLISA, will be shipped to the spaceport in Kourou on September 3rd, 2015, in preparation for launch. [more]
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