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

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Post a Gravitational Wave!

October 27, 2017
Numerical-relativity simulation performed at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics on a new Deutsche Post stamp [more]
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Stronger Tests of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity with Binary Neutron Stars

October 24, 2017
Combining gravitational-wave observations and pulsar timing to study alternatives to the theory of general relativity [more]
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First observation of gravitational waves from merging neutron stars

October 16, 2017
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light [more]
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Nobel Prize awarded to gravitational wave researchers

October 03, 2017
Congratulations from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam and Hannover, and the Leibniz Universität Hannover [more]
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Three ears listen even more accurately than two

September 27, 2017
Another pair of merging black holes observed: This time, three large detectors have caught the gravitational wave [more]
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Brain Gain: Professor Harald Pfeiffer joins the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics as group leader.

August 01, 2017
The world-renowned expert for numerical simulations of black holes returns to Germany from Canada. [more]
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Maria Rodriguez appointed Member of the Mentoring Program of the Max Planck Society

July 06, 2017
Dr. Maria Rodriguez, leader of a Minerva research group at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute/AEI), has been appointed member of the Elisabeth Schiemann Kolleg. This is an honor conferred usually to five new members every year. [more]
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Hints of extra dimensions in gravitational waves?

June 28, 2017
Researchers from the AEI in Potsdam found that hidden dimensions – as predicted by string theory – could influence gravitational waves. [more]
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A Response to "On the Time Lags of the LIGO Signals"

June 19, 2017
A paper on the arXiv by Creswell et al. calls into question the 5-sigma detection claim of GW150914 and following detections. In a guest post on Sean Carroll's Blog Ian Harry, postdoctoral researcher at the AEI in Potsdam refutes these claims. [more]
 
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