What drives supernovalike explosions?

A new general-relativistic viscous-radiation hydrodynamics simulation indicates that rotating stellar collapses of massive stars to a black hole surrounded by a massive torus can be a central engine for high-energy supernovae, so-called hypernovae. more

How large is our Universe?

How large is our Universe?

September 12, 2023

New study shows we may already be observing a significant fraction of the Universe. more

Next-level squeezed light for Advanced Virgo

AEI researchers help set up and characterize the frequency-dependent squeezed-light source at the gravitational-wave detector near Pisa more

Looking for new neutron stars in our neighbourhood with Gaia

Study discovers new neutron star candidates in catalogues and provides methods and tools to find more more

Improving squeezing performance in GEO600

Understanding, modelling, and mitigating noise from light scattered back into the gravitational-wave detector’s squeezed-light source more

First realistic parameter estimation of gravitational-wave sources embedded in accretion disks

New study allows to probe the properties of accretion disks inaccessible so far more

Next generation waveform models for observing run O4

Five papers about state-of-the-art, computationally efficient inspiral-merger-ringdown gravitational waveforms developed by AEI-Potsdam researchers more

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