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Dr. Elke Müller
Dr. Elke Müller
Press Officer AEI Potsdam
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Dr. Benjamin Knispel
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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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New computer cluster at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Potsdam

March 22, 2019
More computing power to find and interpret gravitational-wave events in the data of the upcoming observation runs [more]
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Gravitational-Wave Expert Alessandra Buonanno appointed Member of ESA Senior Committee

February 22, 2019
The strategic committee will make recommendations concerning the scientific themes of the next ESA science program Voyage 2050. [more]
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Eddington Medal for Bernard Schutz

January 11, 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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LIGO and Virgo announce four new gravitational-wave detections

December 03, 2018
The observatories are also releasing their first catalog of gravitational-wave events [more]
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2018 Nishina Memorial Prize for Masaru Shibata

November 26, 2018
Professor Masaru Shibata, director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Potsdam, receives the most prestigious Japanese physics award [more]
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The future of gravitational-wave astronomy

September 28, 2018
Experts discuss the science case for the next generation of earth-based gravitational-wave observatories [more]
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#wonachsuchstdu: Max Planck Day on September 14th, 2018

September 10, 2018
Young filmmakers explore the Max Planck Campus in Potsdam-Golm. In Berlin, a science party takes place. [more]
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