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Research News AEI Potsdam

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LIGO instruments detect fifth binary black hole merger

November 16, 2017
New discovery is lightest system so far observed [more]
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Post a Gravitational Wave!

October 27, 2017
Numerical-relativity simulation performed at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics on a new Deutsche Post stamp [more]
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Stronger Tests of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity with Binary Neutron Stars

October 24, 2017
Combining gravitational-wave observations and pulsar timing to study alternatives to the theory of general relativity [more]
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First observation of gravitational waves from merging neutron stars

October 16, 2017
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light [more]
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Nobel Prize awarded to gravitational wave researchers

October 03, 2017
Congratulations from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam and Hannover, and the Leibniz Universität Hannover [more]
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Three ears listen even more accurately than two

September 27, 2017
Another pair of merging black holes observed: This time, three large detectors have caught the gravitational wave [more]
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Brain Gain: Professor Harald Pfeiffer joins the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics as group leader.

August 01, 2017
The expert of worldwide renown on numerical simulations of black holes returns to Germany from Canada. [more]
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Maria Rodriguez appointed Member of the Mentoring Program of the Max Planck Society

July 06, 2017
Dr. Maria Rodriguez, leader of a Minerva research group at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute/AEI), has been appointed member of the Elisabeth Schiemann Kolleg. This is an honor conferred usually to five new members every year. [more]
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Hints of extra dimensions in gravitational waves?

June 28, 2017
Researchers from the AEI in Potsdam found that hidden dimensions – as predicted by string theory – could influence gravitational waves. [more]
 
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