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Dr. Elke Müller
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Dr. Benjamin Knispel
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Physikstudenten lernen Relativitätstheorie am Albert-Einstein-Institut

February 27, 2002
Das Golmer Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik bietet überregional eine umfassende Einführung in die Relativitätstheorie [more]

The highest German award for theoretical physics goes to the "father" of the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

December 17, 2001
Jürgen Ehlers receives the Max Planck Medal of the German Physical Society (DPG) [more]
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Black holes take the plunge

September 17, 2001
For the first time computer simulations by the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics predict what astronomers will "see" with gravitational wave telescopes during the collision of two black holes. [more]
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Vom Mikrokosmos zum Weltall

June 30, 2001
Tag der Offenen Türen im Wissenschaftspark Golm [more]
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Max Planck Institute at the edge of computational science: Prickly software tests new Intel processor

October 10, 2000
Cactus, a scientific programming framework and toolkit developed in Ed Seidel's research group at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute, AEI), will be highlighted at the IntelTM eXCHANGE Expo in San Francisco, California, Oct. 11 and 12. Cactus will be displayed by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), running a numerical relativity simulation on a cluster of 16 Intel ItaniumTM processors. [more]
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AEI Fachbeirat member awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

October 13, 1999
Gerardus 't Hooft has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his contributions to the mathematical foundations of particle physics theory. [more]
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Physicists contribute to cutting edge computing technology

September 28, 1999
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics releases computational toolkit for high-performance simulations. [more]
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The biggest crashes in the Universe

September 06, 1999
Scientists from the Albert Einstein Institute have simulated grazing collisions of two black holes. Such results will ultimately improve the search for gravitational waves. [more]
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Brakes for Neutron Stars - Sources of Gravitational Waves

August 25, 1999
Exotic objects are likely to be sources of strong gravitational waves/search for "youthful speeders" among the pulsars [more]

Strings '99 - In Search of the Theory of Everything

July 27, 1999
For an entire week, from 19 - 24 July 1999, 380 leading theoretical physicists from around the world discussed the latest developments in string theory at the conference Strings '99 in Potsdam. [more]
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