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M. Alessandra Papa leads the permanent Max Planck Independent Research Group “Continuous Gravitational Waves“ at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Hannover. Now, she has been appointed Professor for ...

The technology behind one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs of the century – the detection of gravitational waves – is now being used in the search for elusive dark matter. In a study published today in Nature, a team led by scientists from ...

Organized by the Independent Max Planck Research Group “Continuous Gravitational Waves” at the AEI Hannover, the Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy Workshop (GWPAW) in 2021 brings together the world's leading experts in an informal setting ...

Researchers trained a neural network to estimate – in just a few seconds – the precise characteristics of merging black holes based on their gravitational-wave emissions. The network determines the masses and spins of the black holes, where in the ...

Today the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the Virgo Collaboration, and the KAGRA Collaboration have published the latest version of their gravitational-wave catalog. The Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalog 3 (GWTC-3) now contains 90 signals, 35 of ...

Today, the US National Academy of Sciences has noted the important presence in the NASA Program of Record for the implementation and execution of the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) Mission, led by the European Space Agency (ESA). Through ...

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