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Dr. Elke Müller
Dr. Elke Müller
Press Officer AEI Potsdam
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Dr. Benjamin Knispel
Press Officer AEI Hannover
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A summer of science with Newton and Einstein

June 15, 2009
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics is taking part in the finale of the competition for the best popular presentation of scientific research. [more]
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The Academy Award 2009 of the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities is given to Dr. Matthias Staudacher, theoretical and mathematical physics, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Golm

January 09, 2009
The award is conferred for exceptional scientific achievement and is the Academy’s most prestigious award in addition to the Helmholtz Medal. The award ceremony takes place on the next Leibniz Day of the Academy, on 27 June 2009. [more]
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Prof. Bernard F. Schutz elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society

January 09, 2009
The Royal Astronomical Society honours Prof. Bernard F. Schutz by election as an Honorary Fellow for his distinguished leadership in stellar astronomy and gravitational wave research. [more]
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Quantum physics of black holes

January 07, 2009
Public lecture in honour of the International Year of Astronomy by Dr. Stefan Fredenhagen, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) on Friday, 9 January at 7 pm. Location: Bruno H. Bürgel Observatory, Heerstraße 531, 13593 Berlin. [more]
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Journey into the universe: countdown to the Year of Astronomy

November 24, 2008
In just five weeks the corks will pop at New Year and the whole of Germany will see stars. The 2009 International Year of Astronomy (IYA 2009) begins in January. The ambitious goal is to make the universe something that everyone can experience. [more]

"Probing the Gravitational Universe with Gravitational Waves"

October 30, 2008
An English-language lecture by Prof. Luc Blanchet on 6 November 2008 at 5:30 pm in the new Physics Building of the University of Potsdam/Golm Campus, Room 0.104 in Haus 28 Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 24/25, 14476 Potsdam. [more]
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Brighter than a billion suns

October 24, 2008
Scientists at Albert Einstein Institute calculate the first complete relativistic simulation of colliding neutron stars [more]

„What happened before the big bang?“

October 22, 2008
English-language lecture by Dr. Martin Bojowald, of Pennsylvania State University, on Thursday, 13 November 2008 at 6:00 pm in the Einstein Hall of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jägerstr. 22/23, 10117 Berlin, Germany [more]
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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]
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