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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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No Universe without Big Bang

June 15, 2017
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam and the Perimeter Institute in Canada disprove the theory of the "smooth beginning" [more]
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LIGO observes a third gravitational wave signal

June 01, 2017
Results confirm new population of black holes [more]
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ERC Advanced Grant for Hermann Nicolai

April 10, 2017
Professor Hermann Nicolai, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute), has received one of the prestigious Advanced Grants of the European Research Council (ERC). [more]
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Simulating neutron star mergers: German Physical Society awards thesis prize to Tim Dietrich

April 04, 2017
Dietrich's results increase our knowledge about neutron stars and help to interpret upcoming gravitational wave detections of neutron star mergers. [more]
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Ronald Drever, founding father of LIGO, passed away at age 85

March 15, 2017
The AEI mourns the Scottish physicist [more]
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New high-performance computing cluster at the Albert Einstein Institute in Potsdam

January 24, 2017
“Minerva” will calculate gravitational waves faster than the institute’s previous supercomputer [more]
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Prof. Dr. Heinz Billing dies on 4 January 2017 at the age of 102

January 09, 2017
The AEI mourns a gravitational-wave research pioneer [more]
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Honouring the detection of gravitational waves: LIGO Scientific Collaboration among the “2016 Top 100 Global Thinkers”

December 12, 2016
AEI Scientist Maria Alessandra Papa, together with three LSC colleagues, will accept the award on behalf of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration on December 12, 2016, in a ceremony in Washington DC [more]
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Advanced LIGO detectors begin second observation run

November 30, 2016
AEI researchers expect new discoveries from LIGO instruments [more]

Lower Saxony State Prize was awarded to Bruce Allen, Alessandra Buonanno and Karsten Danzmann

August 23, 2016
The prize recognizes contributions to the discovery of gravitational waves [more]
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