Events in 2018

Researchers from the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover participate as science slammers in a theater project by “theater erlebnis. [more]
Researchers from the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover participate as science slammers in a theater project by “theater erlebnis. [more]
Researchers from the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover participate as science slammers in a theater project by “theater erlebnis. [more]
Researchers from the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover participate as science slammers in a theater project by “theater erlebnis. [more]
Researchers from the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover participate as science slammers in a theater project by “theater erlebnis. [more]
Researchers from the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover participate as science slammers in a theater project by “theater erlebnis. [more]
Prof. Benno Willke will talk about the current status of gravitational-wave astronomy. [more]
Dr. Benjamin Knispel will give a public talk at the Mensa of the Christian-Gymnasium Hermannsburg. [more]
Dr. Benjamin Knispel will give a public talk in the Ratssaal of Rathaus Langenhagen on invitation of the Naturkundliche Vereinigung Langenhagen. [more]

Jürgen Ehlers Spring School

Springschool
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam offers a crash course on black holes and gravitational wave astrophysics. This course can be attended by European students in the 5th or higher semester in Physics or Mathematics. [more]
Talk in German by Dr. Jens Reiche in “Wissenschaft für Alle”, a public lecture series organized by FAIR and GSI in Darmstadt. [more]
Talk by Stina Scheer at TEDxJacobsUniversity 2018. [more]
Dr. Axel Kleinschmidt will give a public talk at the Bruno-H.-Bürgel Observatory in Berlin. [more]

Public talk (in German) “LISA Pathfinder”

Public talk
Dr. Jens Reiche talks about the successful space mission LISA Pathfinder. [more]

Public talk (in German) “Neues vom Anfang des Universums”

Public talk
Jean-Luc Lehners will hold a talk about the beginning of the Universe. He will discuss wheter the Big Bang was the beginning of the Universe, whether time and space were created in it, and whether there was something before the Big Bang. [more]
Karsten Danzmann will give a talk about the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017. The Bad Honnefer Industriegespräche are a regional forum for the transfer of know-how, the exchange of experiences, and networking among physicists. [more]

LISA at the Hannover Messe

Fair
From 23rd to 27th of April the institute will show a LISA satellite model at the Leibniz Universität Hannover booth. Visit us in Hall 2, Stand B08 [more]

Zukunftstag 2018 at the AEI in Hannover

Zukunftstag
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Hannover and the Institute for Gravitational Physics at Leibniz Universität Hannover will participate in the Zukunftstag (Future Day) 2018 on 26th April. [more]

Future Day (Zukunftstag) 2018 at AEI Potsdam

Zukunftstag
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Potsdam will participate in the Brandenburg Zukunftstag (Future Day) 2018 on 26th April. [more]

Potsdam Science Day

Potsdam Science Day
We participate in the Potsdam Science Day. Visit us in House No 28! [more]
Public talk (in German) about Einstein@Home and the project's searches for unknown neutron stars. [more]

Campus Talks (in German)

Public talk
Jean-Luc Lehners talks about the Big Bang and about what happened before. [more]

Online livestream coverage of the GRACE Follow-On launch

Online
  • Date: May 22, 2018
  • Time: 20:30 - 22:15
  • Speaker: diverse
  • Location: online
Livestreams about the rocket launch of the geodesy mission GRACE Follow-On [more]

Open Day at GEO600

Open Day
Visit the gravitational-wave detector near Sarstedt. [more]

Workshop: Reduced Order Modeling (ROM) for Gravitational-Waves

Workshop
The workshop focuses on introducing non-experts to established ROM/ROQ techniques and building new models (with a view towards LIGO/Virgo’s upcoming observing runs). [more]
Wahrheit und Objektivität im sog. „postfaktischen“ Zeitalter [more]
The 21st Capra Meeting on Radiation Reaction in General Relativity will be hosted by the Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity division of the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam. [more]
What do we know about the dark side of the Universe and what will the future of gravitational-wave astronomy bring? [more]
Prof. Harald Pfeiffer (AEI Potsdam) gives a public talk on the occasion of the TeVPA Conference in Berlin. [more]
Two public talks (in German) about gravitational-wave research by Dr. Gudrun Wanner from AEI Hannover. The talks start at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. [more]
Closed workshop about gravitational-wave astronomy. [more]
Public talk about the current status of gravitational-wave astronomy as part of the federal “Max Planck Day”. [more]
More than 100 years ago Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves - the sound of the universe. On September 14, 2015, they were detected for the first time and already in 2017 they were awarded the Nobel Prize. But what are gravitational waves and what does the universe tell us? [more]
The goal of this workshop is to present the full science case for the next generation of gravitational-wave detectors on the ground to the entire 3G Science Case Consortium and other 3G working sub-groups of the 3G sub-committee, and to receive feedback on all aspects of the document. [more]
Public lecture about gravitational-wave astronomy [more]
Interdisciplinary Center for Research in Mathematical Physics [more]
Some time has passed since the first measurement of gravitational waves in February 2016. What is going on in this new field of astrophysics? [more]

Public reading (in English): "Einsteins Berlin"

Public reading
Prof. Dr. Dieter Hoffmann (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) reads from his book "Einsteins Berlin". [more]
Opening lecture for the sixth “November der Wissenschaft” in Hannover. [more]

November der Wissenschaft (November of Science) 2018 in Hannover

Öffentlicher Vortrag
Wissenschaft zum Erleben, Staunen, Mitmachen für große und kleine Wissenschaftsfans. [more]

Public talk (in German): Gravitationswellen

Public talk
Was sind Gravitationswellen, woher kommen sie und wie misst man sie? [more]
Eine Busreise zum Gravitationswellen-Detektor GEO600. Voranmeldung zwingend erforderlich. [more]

Die Nacht, die Wissen schafft (Night of Science) 2018

Public Event
What are scientists at AEI Hannover and at the Leibniz Universität Hannover working on? [more]

Public talk (in German): Schwarze Löcher hörbar gemacht

Public talk
Hören Sie, was uns Schwarze Löcher von sich verraten! [more]
Mit außergewöhnlichem Laserlicht das All noch besser belauschen [more]
For thousands of years we have been looking at the universe with our eyes. But most of the universe is dark and will never be observable with electromagnetic waves. Since 14 September 2015, everything is different! [more]
Was lernen wir aus den LIGO-Beobachtungen und was nützen sie uns? [more]
Eine Busreise zum Gravitationswellen-Detektor GEO600. Voranmeldung zwingend erforderlich. [more]
Popular science lecture about the current status of gravitational-wave astronomy during the 19. Südthüringer Astronomischen Tag. [more]

Workshop: Higher Symmetries and Quantum Gravity

Workshop
The purpose of the workshop is to address recent advances in our understanding of Quantum Gravity in various dimensions and, especially, the role played there by higher-spin, conformal, exceptional and other extended symmetries. [more]
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell will give a special colloquium entitled "What is that? The discovery of pulsars - a graduate student's story." In her talk, she will describe the discovery of pulsars and their extreme physics. [more]

Black Holes at the Science Slam in Hamburg

Science Slam
Nils Fischer from AEI in Potsdam participates in the Science Slam in Hamburg. He talks about "Gibt es Schwarze Löcher wirklich?" (in German) [more]
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