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New Joint Research Group on the History of Quantum Gravity at the Max Planck Institutes for the History of Science and for Gravitational Physics

February 20, 2018
Dr. Alexander Blum (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, MPIWG) opened the new Max Planck Research Group “Historical Epistemology of the Final Theory Program” in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute, AEI) in February 2018. The new group works to bring together research in physics and history of science. [more]
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LISA Pathfinder – the quietest place in space

February 05, 2018
New LISA Pathfinder results exceed requirements for future gravitational-wave observatory LISA by far [more]
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Cutting-edge technology from Hannover for the Virgo gravitational-wave detector in Italy

January 25, 2018
Squeezed-light source developed at the Albert Einstein Institute to make Virgo even more sensitive to gravitational waves [more]
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LISA mission passes review successfully and begins next stage of development

January 22, 2018
LISA has passed its Mission Definition Review with flying colours [more]
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Prof. Michèle Heurs receives Leibniz Universität award for excellent teaching in 2017

January 16, 2018
AEI researcher wins prize in the group of professors [more]
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Professor Masaru Shibata appointed as new director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam

January 01, 2018
The computational astrophysicist will strengthen and broaden the institute’s competence in numerical relativity, astrophysics and fundamental gravity. He will establish the Computational Relativistic Astrophysics division. [more]
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Leibniz Prize for Alessandra Buonanno

December 14, 2017
The Director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam receives the most important research award of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) endowed with €2.5 million. [more]
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GRACE Follow-On on its way to the launch

December 12, 2017
GRACE Follow-On, tandem of Earth observation satellites using gravitational-wave technology, on its way to launch in early 2018 [more]
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Stern-Gerlach Medal 2018 for Karsten Danzmann

November 23, 2017
The Max Planck director and professor at Leibniz Universität Hannover receives the German Physical Society’s most prestigious award for experimental physics [more]
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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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