Public events

Public events

The Max Planck Institute at its locations in Potsdam and Hannover offers on-site and online events in various formats for the interested public.

Upcoming public events

Public talk (in German): “Schwarze Löcher auf Kollisionskurs: Wenn Raum und Zeit erzittern”

Public talk
  • Date: Jun 10, 2023
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Jan Steinhoff
  • Location: Bildungsforum Potsdam, Am Kanal 47, 14467 Potsdam
  • Host: Bildungsforum Potsdam
Jan Steinhoff talks about gravitational waves, which are recorded in sophisticated experiments on Earth and provide ever new insights into our universe. [more]

Science2Go | Revealing Cosmic Mysteries through Multi-Messenger Astrophysics

Public talk
  • Date: Jun 20, 2023
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Tim Dietrich
  • Location: GO:IN1
  • Room: Seminar room ground floor
  • Host: Potsdam Science Park
The detection of both gravitational waves and electromagnetic signals from the merger of two neutron stars in 2017 has been a revolution. In his talk, Tim Dietrich will give an overview of how theoretical models can be developed and used to enable multi-messenger studies of merging neutron stars. [more]

DGP Teacher Training: Gravitational Wave Astronomy

  • Start: Jun 26, 2023 12:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • End: Jun 30, 2023 02:00 PM
  • Speaker: various
  • Location: Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Hauptstraße 5, 53604 Bad Honnef
  • Host: Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Lotze, Prof. Dr. Andreas Malmendier, Dr. Frank Ohme, Dr. Gudrun Wanner
DPG Teacher Training - Contribution to the Science Year “Our Universe”: In the lectures and workshops, some important concepts of all facets of gravitational-wave astronomy will be elaborated and ideas and suggestions for physics teaching will be developed. [more]

MS Wissenschaft in Hanover

  • Start: Jun 28, 2023 09:00 AM (Local Time Germany)
  • End: Jul 1, 2023 07:00 PM
  • Location: Mittellandkanal, Höhe Vahrenwalder Straße, am Finanzamt
  • Host: MS Wissenschaft
A floating science center with exhibits to try out and participate in. That is the idea behind the MS Wissenschaft. It has now been sailing every summer for the Year of Science for more than 20 years. In the Year of Science 2023 - Our Universe, science, politics and society are taking a look from Earth into space from a variety of perspectives ... and back again. The goal: a stimulating exchange on the major topic of space between citizens and researchers. [more]

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