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Spitzenpreis für Nachwuchswissenschaftler

September 23, 2008
Dr. Daniele Oriti wird von der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung mit einem Sofja Kovalevskaja-Preis ausgezeichnet. Mit dem Preisgeld in Höhe von knapp 1,41 Millionen Euro wird Oriti am Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik (Albert-Einstein-Institut, AEI) ab Dezember 2008 eine Forschungsgruppe aufbauen und daran forschen, neue Einsichten in die Frühzeit des Universums zu gewinnen. [more]
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Former AEI scientist Edward Seidel appointed director of the US National Science Foundation’s Office of Cyberinfrastructure

September 01, 2008
The National Science Foundation has selected former AEI astrophysicist Edward Seidel as its director of the Office of Cyberinfrastructure. This office awards competitive, merit-based grants to researchers who demonstrate cutting-edge information technology that can lead to breakthroughs in science, engineering and other academic disciplines. [more]

"Was Einstein Right?"

June 18, 2008
Lecture by Prof. Clifford Will, Washington University on Monday, 7 July at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Main Building, Lecture Hall 3075, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin. [more]

"The Many Faces of Black Holes"

June 02, 2008
Abhay Ashtekar is holding a public lecture on the 10th anniversary of “Living Reviews in Relativity” [more]
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Prof. Dr. Jürgen Ehlers has died

May 27, 2008
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Ehlers died suddenly and unexpectedly, at the age of 78 on 20 May 2008. Ehlers was one of the most influential gravitational physics theorists in Europe. This outstanding scientist and teacher was active in research until his last day. He helped shape the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics not only in scientific terms but also through his personality. With his respectful, courteous and attentive nature, he served as a model for all his colleagues. [more]
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Mathematics as a language of nature: heat flow and geometry

March 04, 2008
Public lecture by Prof. Dr. Gerhard Huisken, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) at Urania Berlin on Monday, 10 March at 7.30 p.m., at Urania 17, 10787 Berlin. [more]
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First Potsdam Award for Junior Scientists goes to Dr. Christian David Ott

December 14, 2007
Dr. Christian David Ott received the “Potsdam Junior Scientist Award,” which was awarded for the first time this year and is endowed with 5,000 Euro. Ott received the award for his doctoral thesis undertaken at the Albert Einstein Institute and the University of Potsdam. He received this award due to his outstanding research findings in the area of astrophysics, which have contributed significantly to a better understanding of the explosions of stars. [more]
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Jürgen Ehlers honoured

September 25, 2007
Während einer Feierstunde am Institut überreichte Prof. Jiří Bičák, Humboldt-Preisträger und derzeit als Gastwissenschaftler am AEI tätig, die Medaille in Vertretung des Dekans der Mathematisch-Physikalischen Fakultät. [more]
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Einstein Online inventor Markus Pössel honoured

September 24, 2007
This year's Hanno and Ruth Roelin Award for Scientific Journalism, endowed with 3,000 Euros, goes to AEI scientist Dr. Markus Pössel. [more]
 
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