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Dr.  Benjamin  Knispel
Dr. Benjamin Knispel
Press Officer AEI Hannover
Phone:+49 511 762-19104Fax:+49 511 762-17182
Dr. Elke Müller
Dr. Elke Müller
Press Officer AEI Potsdam
Phone:+49 331 567-7303Fax:+49 331 567-7298

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Nobel Prize awarded to gravitational wave researchers

October 03, 2017
Congratulations from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam and Hannover, and the Leibniz Universität Hannover [more]
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Strong stage victory in the Excellence Initiative

September 29, 2017
Two research proposals led by Leibniz Universität Hannover and to projects the University is involved in, have cleared the first hurdle in the German Excellence Initiative [more]
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Three ears listen even more accurately than two

September 27, 2017
Another pair of merging black holes observed: This time, three large detectors have caught the gravitational wave [more]
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Good Night, LISA Pathfinder!

July 19, 2017
LISA Pathfinder has been switched off as planned on the evening of 18th of July, ending its successful mission which surpassed all expectations [more]
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Otto Hahn Prize 2017 for Karsten Danzmann

July 13, 2017
The Max Planck director and professor at Leibniz Universität Hannover will be honored for his pioneering research for the direct detection of gravitational waves [more]
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Open Day at GEO600 on 30 July 2017

July 05, 2017
Visit the gravitational-wave detector near Sarstedt and experience cutting-edge research at first hand [more]
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Otto Hahn Medal for Dr. Colin Clark

June 27, 2017
AEI Hannover researcher receives Max Planck Society award for his dissertation [more]
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LISA selected as ESA L3 mission

June 22, 2017
Decision by ESA’s Science Programme Committee puts mission on track for 2034 launch [more]
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A Response to "On the Time Lags of the LIGO Signals"

June 19, 2017
A paper on the arXiv by Creswell et al. calls into question the 5-sigma detection claim of GW150914 and following detections. In a guest post on Sean Carroll's Blog Ian Harry, postdoctoral researcher at the AEI in Potsdam refutes these claims. [more]
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