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Research News AEI Potsdam

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Predicting gravitational waves: Dr. Jan Steinhoff becomes a group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

September 03, 2019
Jan Steinhoff will lead a research group to push the frontier of analytic, perturbative solutions to the two-body problem in gravity, taking also advantage of recent methods developed in high-energy particle physics. [more]
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A heavyweight candidate for dark matter

August 21, 2019
Researchers postulate a new particle and propose a method to prove its existence [more]
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New virtual laboratory for merging neutron stars

July 10, 2019
For the first time, a high-performance computer will make it possible to simulate gravitational waves, magnetic fields and neutrino physics of neutron stars simultaneously. [more]
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Discovering exoplanets with gravitational waves

July 08, 2019
Researchers from the AEI in Potsdam and from the CEA in Saclay, Paris suggest how the planned space-based gravitational-wave observatory LISA can detect exoplanets orbiting white dwarf binaries everywhere in our Milky Way and in the nearby Magellanic Clouds. [more]
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3 July 2019: Eddington Medal for Bernard Schutz

July 01, 2019
Director emeritus at the AEI in Potsdam will be awarded this year’s Eddington Medal by the Royal Astronomical Society. [more]
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Bernard Schutz elected member of the US National Academy of Sciences

May 10, 2019
Membership in the National Academy of Sciences is considered one of the highest honors a scientist can receive [more]
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Observing Gravitational Waves in Space

May 08, 2019
Key experts for searching gravitational waves from space assemble in Potsdam on May 13-15 [more]
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LIGO and Virgo detect more neutron star coalescences

May 02, 2019
The gravitational-wave candidates were likely produced by mergers of a neutron star-black hole binary and a binary neutron star [more]
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In time for new discoveries: Dr. Jonathan Gair joins the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics as group leader

April 03, 2019
The distinguished data-analysis expert from the University of Edinburgh comes to Potsdam. [more]
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Gravitational-wave detectors begin third observation run

March 26, 2019
AEI researchers expect many more observations in one-year long data taking period [more]
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