Events in 2017

Public talk by Prof. Dr. Hermann Nicolai during church service of Potsdam University. [more]
Public talk by Prof. Karsten Danzmann on January 18, 2017 at the Audimax of Hildesheim University. [more]
This meeting at Ringberg Castle aims to explore frontier issues in cosmology, especially the connections with black hole and gravitational wave physics, as well as the theoretical challenges of combining gravity and quantum theory in order to gain an understanding of the big bang. [more]

Jürgen Ehlers Spring School 2017

Spring School
The University of Potsdam and the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) offer a crash course on General Relativity and its astrophysical applications. [more]
On March 7, 2017, Prof. Dr. Danzmann gives a talk at the Academy Lectures 2017 in the Red Hall of Schloss Braunschweig. [more]
Reach for the stars at the science center March 10-26! Our LISA mission exhibits are part of the show. [more]
Popular science talk (in German) by Prof. Karsten in the Planetarium Hamburg. [more]

March for Science

Demonstration
The March for Science is an international movement taking place on April 22 in many cities all over the world. It’s a demonstration for the value of science, facts, and scientific evidence in times of “alt-facts”. [more]
The AEI in Potsdam takes part in the Future Day. Our guests will learn what astronomers and astrophysicists already know about the universe and what they still want to find out. [more]
You are curious and always have wanted to know why the Universe is the way it is? Black holes, laser light and experiments are your passion? If that's the case, studying physics might just be your thing. On April 27, the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover invites to the Zukunftstag where you can experience what the life of physicists is like. [more]

Public talk (in German): Gravitationswellenastronomie

Public talk
Prof. Bernard Schutz gives this year's Leibniz Kolleg Lecture at the Auditorium Maximum of Potsdam University. [more]

Lower Saxony Research Day

Public talk
Talk by Prof. Danzmann and exhibits from the AEI at “flux” the Lower Saxony Research Day 2017. [more]

Potsdam Science Day

Potsdam Science Day
On May 13, 2017, the Science Park Potsdam-Golm hosts the 5th Potsdam Science Day. The AEI will participate together with 39 other research institutes, universities and schools. [more]
Popular science show on 16 May 2017 with Prof. Karsten Danzmann (Director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) and Director of the Institute for Gravitational Physics of Leibniz Universität Hannover) and Prof. Michèle Heurs (Institute for Gravitational Physics of Leibniz Universität Hannover) [more]
"The new era of gravitational-wave physics and astrophysics": Prof. Alessandra Buonanno gives a talk at the symposium of the Finish Society of Sciences and Letters. [more]
Talk in German by Director emeritus Bernard Schutz in the Akademievorlesungen of the Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg. [more]

Einsteins Gravitationswellen

Family Day
Family Day about the Big Bang, black holes and gravitational waves at the Historisches Museum Hanover. Exhibits and presentations about the research at the Albert Einstein Institute. [more]

Public talk: On Gravitational Waves

Public talk
Prof. Alessandra Buonanno gives a public talk at the Einstein Forum in Potsdam. [more]

Gravitational Waves at the IdeenExpo 2017

fair
Our booth in Hall 9 at the Hannover fair grounds features exciting exhibits and information about gravitational waves. Daily from 9 am to 6 pm, 10th of June to 18th of June. [more]

IMPRS Lecture Week No 2

  • Start: Jun 11, 2017
  • End: Jun 16, 2017
  • Location: Scotland
Joint venture with PhD´s from Glasgow. [more]
Talk in German on 15 June 2017 at 19:00 by Director Karsten Danzmann in the Akademievorlesungen of the Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg. [more]

Listen to the Universe

Visit of GEO600
Talk about gravitational-wave astronomy and visit of the GEO600 gravitational-wave detector GEO600 near Sarstedt (in German) on 22nd of June. This event is part of the Hörregion Hannover. [more]

Open Day at GEO600

Open Day
Visit the gravitational-wave detector near Sarstedt and experience cutting-edge research at first hand. [more]

Awarding of the Körber Prize 2017 to Karsten Danzmann

Award Ceremony
Livestream of the ceremony in Hamburg [more]
Prof. Karsten Danzmann, Elbtonal Percussion, Junges Vokalensemble Hannover [more]

IMPRS Lecture Week No 3

  • Start: Sep 17, 2017
  • End: Sep 22, 2017
  • Location: Mallorca

Highlights of Physics

Fair
The AEI takes part in the exhibition at the "Highlights of Physics". Visit our booth A12 about quantum gravity and symmetry! [more]
Prof. Alessandra Buonanno gives a popular talk at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. [more]

Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

Nobel Prize
On October 3, the Nobel Foundation will announce the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017. The event is broadcast in an internet live stream from Stockholm. The Albert Einstein Institute in Hannover invites all interested to watch the live stream together with scientists from the institute. [more]
On 3rd of October the Nobel Foundation will announce the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017. The event is broadcast live from Stockholm. The AEI in Potsdam invites all interested people to watch the live stream together with scientists from the institute. [more]
On October 16th the AEI in Potsdam will broadcast a press conference on recent developments in gravitational-wave research live from the National Press Club in Washington DC. [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]

Public talk: Neueste Resultate der Gravitationswellen-Observatorien

Public talk
Prof. Harald Pfeiffer gives a public talk at the Bruno-H.-Bürgel Observatory in Berlin. [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]

Public talk (in German): Wir können das dunkle Universum hören!

Public talk
Prof. Karsten Danzmanngives a public talk in the Kupferbau of the Universität Tübingen. [more]
Prof. Karsten Danzmann gives a talk at the Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum Hannover by invitation of the Naturhistorische Gesellschaft. [more]
Alessandra Buonanno will speak about "Gravitational-wave emission and their multi-messenger signatures". [more]
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