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The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) is the largest research institute in the world specializing in general relativity and beyond. The institute is located in Potsdam-Golm and in Hannover where it is closely related to the Leibniz Universität Hannover.
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Events

by Prof. Dr. Danzmann on 18 January 2017 in the Audimax of the University of Hildesheim

Public talk “Einsteins Gravitationswellen entdeckt: Wir können jetzt das Universum hören!”

by Prof. Dr. Danzmann on 18 January 2017 in the Audimax of the University of Hildesheim [more]
From March 6-17, 2017, the University of Potsdam and the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) offer a crash course on General Relativity and its astrophysical applications.

Jürgen Ehlers Spring School 2017

From March 6-17, 2017, the University of Potsdam and the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) offer a crash course on General Relativity and its astrophysical applications.
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on 7 March Prof. Dr. Danzmann speaks at the Akademie Lectures 2017 in the Red Hall in Brunswick Castle

Public talk (in German) “Gravitationswellenastronomie: Töne aus dem dunklen Universum”

on 7 March Prof. Dr. Danzmann speaks at the Akademie Lectures 2017 in the Red Hall in Brunswick Castle [more]

Past Events

Prof. Hermann Nicolai talks about "Die Einheit der Wirklichkeit".Location: Friedenskirche PotsdamTime: 18:00

January 8, 2017: Public talk during church service of Potsdam University

Prof. Hermann Nicolai talks about "Die Einheit der Wirklichkeit".
Location: Friedenskirche Potsdam
Time: 18:00 [more]
Public talk on December 8, 2016Prof. Buonanno talks about "Sounds of Silent: Listening to the Universe with Gravitational Waves" at University of Pennsylvania.

Annual Women in Physics Public Lecture

Public talk on December 8, 2016
Prof. Buonanno talks about "Sounds of Silent: Listening to the Universe with Gravitational Waves" at University of Pennsylvania.

The direction detection of gravitational waves made headlines all over the globe this year. Prof. Dr. Karsten Danzmann explains in this talk in the Hörregion Hannover how this has opened our ears to the Universe.

Talk “Der Klang des Universums” by Prof. Danzmann
7 December 2016 at 7 pm in the Haus der Region, Hannover

The direction detection of gravitational waves made headlines all over the globe this year. Prof. Dr. Karsten Danzmann explains in this talk in the Hörregion Hannover how this has opened our ears to the Universe. [more]
Künstlerinnen und Künstler haben Wissenschaftlern über die Schulter geschaut und spannende Exponate entwickelt

Kunst trifft Wissenschaft: Ausstellung „Q [‘kju:]– Deformation von Raum und Zeit“

Künstlerinnen und Künstler haben Wissenschaftlern über die Schulter geschaut und spannende Exponate entwickelt [more]
on 24 November by Prof. Benno Willke at the FutureLab “Unsichtbares Universum” in Aachen.

Public talk “Die Beobachtung von Gravitationswellen zweier verschmelzender schwarzer Löcher”

on 24 November by Prof. Benno Willke at the FutureLab “Unsichtbares Universum” in Aachen. [more]
From November 3-24 Hannover will celebrate the “November der Wissenschaft” (November of Science). The Albert Einstein Institute will offer four public evenig talks as part of the event series.

November der Wissenschaft (November of Science) 2016

October 13, 2016

From November 3-24 Hannover will celebrate the “November der Wissenschaft” (November of Science). The Albert Einstein Institute will offer four public evenig talks as part of the event series. [more]
On November 12, 2016, the Albert Einstein Institute together with many other institutes in Hannover opens from 6 pm to midnight for the public.

Die Nacht, die Wissen schafft (Science Night)

October 10, 2016

On November 12, 2016, the Albert Einstein Institute together with many other institutes in Hannover opens from 6 pm to midnight for the public. [more]
Berlin, 8/9 Nov 2016Karsten Danzmann speaks at the Falling Walls Conference 2016. Please check here for the live stream of the conference.

Prof. Danzmann at Falling Walls Conference

Berlin, 8/9 Nov 2016
Karsten Danzmann speaks at the Falling Walls Conference 2016. Please check here for the live stream of the conference. [more]
November 1, 2016, 18:30 CETMagnus-Haus Berlin, Am Kupfergraben 7, 10117 Berlin

Public evening talk „The Discovery of Gravitational Waves“ by Prof. Bruce Allen

November 1, 2016, 18:30 CET
Magnus-Haus Berlin, Am Kupfergraben 7, 10117 Berlin [more]
November 1, 2016, 04:30 - 07:30 p.m.University of MarylandProf. Buonanno at a panel discussion about the detection of gravitational waves honoring the University of Maryland pioneers and the dawn of gravitational wave astronomy.

A Celebration of Gravitational Waves

November 1, 2016, 04:30 - 07:30 p.m.
University of Maryland
Prof. Buonanno at a panel discussion about the detection of gravitational waves honoring the University of Maryland pioneers and the dawn of gravitational wave astronomy.

Public lecture on October 25Prof. Danzmann speaks about “Einsteins Gravitationswellen: Wir hören Töne aus dem dunklen Universum!”

16th Einstein Lecture Dahlem

Public lecture on October 25
Prof. Danzmann speaks about “Einsteins Gravitationswellen: Wir hören Töne aus dem dunklen Universum!” [more]
October 1st, 2016, 6:30 pm, San SebastianAlessandra Buonanno talks about "Sounds of Silence: Listening to the Universe with Gravitational Waves" at the Passion for Knowledge Festival.

Prof. Buonanno gives plenary lecture at "Passion for Knowledge 2016"

October 1st, 2016, 6:30 pm, San Sebastian
Alessandra Buonanno talks about "Sounds of Silence: Listening to the Universe with Gravitational Waves" at the Passion for Knowledge Festival.
The workshop will bring together theoretical physicists working on different approaches to quantum gravity (with an interest in early universe cosmology) and cosmologists studying fundamental aspects of cosmological models (and interested in quantum gravity effects in the early universe).

Workshop "Emergent Space-time in Quantum Gravity and Fundamental Cosmology"
September 26 - 29, 2016
AEI Potsdam-Golm

The workshop will bring together theoretical physicists working on different approaches to quantum gravity (with an interest in early universe cosmology) and cosmologists studying fundamental aspects of cosmological models (and interested in quantum gravity effects in the early universe).
Public talk by Prof. Allen at the University of Geneva on September 14, 2016

Seeing two black holes merge (with gravitational waves!)

Public talk by Prof. Allen at the University of Geneva on September 14, 2016 [more]

On 31 July 2016 the GEO600 detector site was open to everyone interested in gravitational wave science. Apart from guided tours of the detector the visitor had the chance to chat with the scientists on site and to learn about LISA Pathfinder. About 800 guests visited GEO600 on this day.

Open Day at GEO600 in 2016

On 31 July 2016 the GEO600 detector site was open to everyone interested in gravitational wave science. Apart from guided tours of the detector the visitor had the chance to chat with the scientists on site and to learn about LISA Pathfinder. About 800 guests visited GEO600 on this day.

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Public talk (in German) “Gravitationswellenastronomie: Töne aus der dunklen Schattenwelt des Universums”

June 18, 2016, 11 am
AEI director Karsten Danzmann's Saturday Morning Lecture in Hanover

Public talk (in German) “Gravitationswellenastronomie: Töne aus der dunklen Schattenwelt des Universums”
Pictures from the event on 7 June 2016 at the AEI Hannover.

LISA Pathfinder Press Conference

Pictures from the event on 7 June 2016 at the AEI Hannover. [more]
Gravitational wave detectors have observed, for the first time, the merger of two black holes. This conference organized by the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics takes place in Hannover, Germany, and will discuss the most recent developments in the searches for these signals, and the implications for astrophysics and fundamental physics.

Conference “The first observation of a binary black hole merger: Status and future prospects”, May 23-26

Gravitational wave detectors have observed, for the first time, the merger of two black holes. This conference organized by the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics takes place in Hannover, Germany, and will discuss the most recent developments in the searches for these signals, and the implications for astrophysics and fundamental physics. [more]
May 21, 2016; 1pm - 8pmAEI takes part in the Potsdam Science Day at Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF.

Potsdam Science Day

May 21, 2016; 1pm - 8pm
AEI takes part in the Potsdam Science Day at Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF.
 
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