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Galleries from recent events

On 30th of July 2017, the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics and the Institut für Gravitationsphysik at Leibniz Universität Hannover invited the public for an Open Day at the gravitational-wave detector GEO600 south of Hanover. At six different detector stations researchers from the institute provided information about the importance of gravitational waves, their direct detection, the central contributions by GEO600, and the beginning of a new era of astronomy. An estimated 400 guests visited GEO600 on this Sunday afternoon.

Open Day at GEO600 in 2017

On 30th of July 2017, the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics and the Institut für Gravitationsphysik at Leibniz Universität Hannover invited the public for an Open Day at the gravitational-wave detector GEO600 south of Hanover. At six different detector stations researchers from the institute provided information about the importance of gravitational waves, their direct detection, the central contributions by GEO600, and the beginning of a new era of astronomy. An estimated 400 guests visited GEO600 on this Sunday afternoon.

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Our booth in Hall 9 at the Hannover fair grounds features exciting exhibits and information about gravitational waves. Daily from 9 am to 6 pm, 10th to 18th of June 2017.

Ideenexpo 2017

Our booth in Hall 9 at the Hannover fair grounds features exciting exhibits and information about gravitational waves. Daily from 9 am to 6 pm, 10th to 18th of June 2017. [more]
On 12 November 2016 many institutes of Leibniz Universität Hannover opened for the public from 6 pm until midnight. Our institute was one of them and was visited by about 500 guests who attended our public talks, visited the supercomputer Atlas, talked to our scientists or played science-themed computer games.

Die Nacht, die Wissen schafft (Science Night) 2016

On 12 November 2016 many institutes of Leibniz Universität Hannover opened for the public from 6 pm until midnight. Our institute was one of them and was visited by about 500 guests who attended our public talks, visited the supercomputer Atlas, talked to our scientists or played science-themed computer games. [more]

Galleries from past events


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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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]
Pictures from the event on Feb 11, 2016, in Hanover, Germany

Press conference on the first direct detection of gravitational waves

Pictures from the event on Feb 11, 2016, in Hanover, Germany [more]
Missed the Science Night at the AEI in Hannover in November 2014? Our gallery has all the highlights.

"Die Nacht, die Wissen schafft" 2014 at the AEI Hannover

Missed the Science Night at the AEI in Hannover in November 2014? Our gallery has all the highlights. [more]
Missed the Open Day at the AEI in Golm in 2014? Our gallery gives an overview of the of the event.

"Tag der Offenen Türen 2014" at the AEI Potsdam-Golm

Missed the Open Day at the AEI in Golm in 2014? Our gallery gives an overview of the of the event. [more]
 
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