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One ring is a rule to them all

May 08, 2020
A theorem is proven establishing that, under very generic conditions, any black hole must have a light ring [more]
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Images of Science

April 22, 2020
Invitation to an online exhibition with piano music. Due to the corona pandemic, public events in cultural and scientific fields have been canceled. The exhibition wants to offer a crossover between culture and science. [more]
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A signal like none before

April 20, 2020
LIGO and Virgo detectors catch first gravitational wave from binary black hole merger with unequal masses [more]
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A signal like none before

April 20, 2020
LIGO and Virgo detectors catch first gravitational wave from binary black hole merger with unequal masses [more]
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Listening to the shape of string theory universes

March 20, 2020
A new method for determining the masses of particles predicted from string theory's extra dimensions [more]
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Continued Discoveries from Public Data

March 12, 2020
International team led by Max Planck researchers finds promising new candidates for gravitational waves from binary black hole mergers in public LIGO/Virgo data [more]
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How big is a neutron star?

March 09, 2020
International team uses a novel approach combining gravitational-wave observations, multi-messenger astronomy, and nuclear physics to obtain the best measurement of neutron star size to date. [more]
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Gravitational Waves | Quantum Optics | Computers

January 31, 2020
CANCELLED: DPG Meeting in Hannover: Tours at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics [more]
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Jahed Abedi receives 2019 Buchalter Cosmology Prize

January 08, 2020
Max Planck researcher honored for “bold and innovative step towards understanding quantum gravitational phenomena” [more]
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News from the Gravitational Universe

January 06, 2020
LIGO and Virgo observe a distant binary neutron star merger with surprisingly high mass [more]
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News from the Gravitational Universe

January 06, 2020
LIGO and Virgo observe a distant binary neutron star merger with surprisingly high mass [more]
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NASA Award for AEI Researchers

December 12, 2019
US space agency honors German team’s contributions to laser instrument on board GRACE Follow-On [more]
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Squeezed Light Success at Virgo

December 05, 2019
The gravitational-wave observatory near Pisa listens deeper into the cosmos with technology from Hanover [more]
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Joint Symposium “History for Physics” at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam

November 22, 2019
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) and Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) Vienna to host a symposium to explore the importance of history for current physics research at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute, AEI) in Potsdam on November 28–29, 2019. [more]
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LIGO and Virgo continue their observation run

November 05, 2019
On November 1st at 15:00 UTC, the LIGO and Virgo gravitational-wave detectors resumed their search for gravitational waves. All three sites halted operations for the entire month of October to perform some maintenance and upgrades. [more]
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LIGO and Virgo continue their observation run

November 05, 2019
On November 1st at 15:00 UTC, the LIGO and Virgo gravitational-wave detectors resumed their search for gravitational waves. All three sites halted operations for the entire month of October to perform some maintenance and upgrades. [more]
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Karsten Danzmann accepted into the Hall of Fame of German Research

October 29, 2019
Max Planck Director and Professor at Leibniz Universität Hannover honored [more]
 
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