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

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Prof. Dr. Heinz Billing dies on 4 January 2017 at the age of 102

January 09, 2017
The AEI mourns a gravitational-wave research pioneer [more]
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Honouring the detection of gravitational waves: LIGO Scientific Collaboration among the “2016 Top 100 Global Thinkers”

December 12, 2016
AEI Scientist Maria Alessandra Papa, together with three LSC colleagues, will accept the award on behalf of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration on December 12, 2016, in a ceremony in Washington DC [more]
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Home computers discover a record-breaking pulsar-neutron star system

December 08, 2016
International science team finds most massive double neutron star system with distributed volunteer computing project Einstein@Home in data from the Arecibo radio telescope [more]
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Advanced LIGO detectors begin second observation run

November 30, 2016
AEI researchers expect new discoveries from LIGO instruments [more]
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Karsten Danzmann Receives Fritz Behrens Foundation Science Prize

November 29, 2016
AEI Director honoured for his contributions to gravitational wave astronomy [more]
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Lower Saxony Science Award 2016 Goes to Karsten Danzmann

November 17, 2016
AEI Director honoured as an outstanding scientist at a university in Lower Saxony [more]
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“November – Science Month” 2016 at the Albert Einstein Institute in Hannover

October 13, 2016
Four public talks ranging from light to gravitational waves and a trip to the end of the universe [more]
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“The night that creates knowledge” 2016 at the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover

October 10, 2016
Talks and guided tours – delve into the fascinating world of gravitational physics on 12 November [more]
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World record with squeezed light

September 22, 2016
Light with special quantum properties enables for the first time a new method to measure photodetector quantum efficiency [more]

Award for Advanced LIGO Engineering Team

September 09, 2016
Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award also awarded to six employees of the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover and of the Laser Zentrum Hannover [more]
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