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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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Dark Matter search enters new chapter

October 28, 2019
First magnet installed for the ALPS-II experiment at DESY [more]
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Former AEI postdoc receives Heinz Billing Award for scientific computing

October 24, 2019
Dr. Tim Dietrich, currently a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at Nikhef in Amsterdam, receives the Heinz Billing Award for his numerical-relativity simulations of binary neutron star mergers. [more]
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Higher-Spin Gravity

October 23, 2019
Electromagnetism, nuclear forces, gravity. Could there be any other types of forces? Analysing generalised Higher-Spin interactions is an interesting approach to understand quantum gravity. Recent results have shown that such higher-spin theories are strongly restricted by gauge symmetry. [more]
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APS 2020 Richard A. Isaacson Award in Gravitational-Wave Science for Bruce Allen and Bernard Schutz

October 22, 2019
American Physical Society honors Max Planck director and director emeritus for their pioneering and decisive contributions to gravitational-wave data analysis [more]
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APS 2020 Richard A. Isaacson Award in Gravitational-Wave Science for Bruce Allen and Bernard Schutz

October 22, 2019
American Physical Society honors Max Planck director and director emeritus for their pioneering and decisive contributions to gravitational-wave data analysis [more]
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What happens “inside” a black-hole merger?

October 21, 2019
AEI researchers find a new way to visualize a black-hole merger and shed new light on its interior structure [more]
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New Initiative to Explore the Origin and Future of the Universe

September 20, 2019
Researchers at AEI Hannover and Princeton University win funding for four years from the Simons Foundation. Anna Ijjas (AEI Hannover) receives half a million US-dollars. [more]
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Pulsating gamma rays from neutron star rotating 707 times a second

September 19, 2019
Second fastest spinning radio pulsar known is a gamma-ray pulsar, too. Multi-messenger observations look closely at the system and raise new questions. [more]
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Predicting gravitational waves: Dr. Jan Steinhoff becomes a group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

September 03, 2019
Jan Steinhoff will lead a research group to push the frontier of analytic, perturbative solutions to the two-body problem in gravity, taking also advantage of recent methods developed in high-energy particle physics. [more]
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A heavyweight candidate for dark matter

August 21, 2019
Researchers postulate a new particle and propose a method to prove its existence [more]
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Asking the most fundamental questions about the Universe

August 20, 2019
New Lise Meitner Research Group “Gravitational Theory and Cosmology” established at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Hannover [more]
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New laser instrument onboard GRACE-Follow-On measures Earth's gravity field with high precision

July 23, 2019
One year in operation: the first laser interferometer between two satellites exceeds all expectations and is a successful step towards the space-based gravitational-wave observatory LISA [more]
 
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