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

  • Beginning: Nov 10, 2018 18:00
  • End: Nov 11, 2018 00:00
  • Speaker: diverse
  • Location: AEI Hannover, Callinstr. 38, 30167 Hannover
  • Host: Benjamin Knispel
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What are scientists at AEI Hannover and at the Leibniz Universität Hannover working on?

How do they do research in their laboratories, by using large supercomputers, and sometimes simply with paper and pencil? On 10th November 2018, between 6 p.m. and midnight, “The Night that Creates Knowledge” will take place in Hanover. Anyone interested can take a look behind the scenes of research and gain unique insights into the work of the scientists. The Institute for Gravitational Physics at Leibniz Universität Hannover and the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) will offer lectures, tours and short films from the world of research in the “Einstein Cinema”.

18:15 CET (duration max. 45 min)
Lecture (in German): “Einstein's Universe - The General Theory of Relativity”

19:15 CET (duration max. 45 min)
Lecture (in German): “What do we need black holes for?”

20:15 CET (duration max. 45 min)
Lecture (in German): “Lasers for the Dark Side of the Universe”

21:15 CET (duration max. 45 min)
Lecture (in German): “LISA and its pathfinder”

22:15 CET (duration max. 45 min)
Lecture (in German): “Black holes made audible”

18:15 CET, 19:15 CET, 20:15 CET (max. 20 persons each, duration 30 min each)
Guided tours of the Atlas supercomputer (in German)

18:00 - 24:00 CET
Einstein Cinema (short films on research)

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