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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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Discovery of gravitational waves - what comes next?

May 19, 2016
Conference in Hannover [more]
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CANCELLED: Prof. Stephen Hawking to speak at Leibniz Universität

May 17, 2016
The pioneer of astrophysics will give a public lecture on quantum black holes [more]
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Special Breakthrough Prize In Fundamental Physics Awarded For Detection Of Gravitational Waves 100 Years After Albert Einstein Predicted Their Existence

May 02, 2016
Selection Committee of previous Breakthrough Prize winners recognizes contributors to experiment recording waves from two black holes colliding over a billion light years away. $3 million prize shared between LIGO founders Ronald W. P. Drever, Kip S. Thorne and Rainer Weiss and 1012 contributors to the discovery. [more]
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Dutch-German impulse for gravitational wave research

April 25, 2016
Nikhef and Albert Einstein Institute sign cooperation agreement at the Hannover Messe [more]
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Visit GEO600!

March 18, 2016
Registration for special tours now open [more]
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LISA Pathfinder begins its science mission

March 08, 2016
Perfectly still satellite laboratory to validate key technologies for gravitational-wave detection in space [more]
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LISA Pathfinder test masses floating freely

February 16, 2016
Major milestone towards science operations in March [more]
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Gravitational Waves Detected 100 Years After Einstein's Prediction

February 11, 2016
LIGO Opens New Window on the Universe with Observation of Gravitational Waves from Colliding Black Holes – Key contributions from Max Planck Society and Leibniz Universität Hannover researchers [more]

Update on gravitational-wave science

February 08, 2016
100 years ago Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves. [more]
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Laser light for LISA Pathfinder

January 13, 2016
First science payload systems successfully switched on and tested [more]
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