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Recent AEI Research News

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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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New virtual laboratory for merging neutron stars

July 10, 2019
For the first time, a high-performance computer will make it possible to simulate gravitational waves, magnetic fields and neutrino physics of neutron stars simultaneously. [more]
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What is complexity in particle physics?

July 08, 2019
Physicists bridge the gap between two different proposals for complexity in quantum field theories, paving the way towards a better understanding of quantum gravity. [more]
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Discovering exoplanets with gravitational waves

July 08, 2019
Researchers from the AEI in Potsdam and from the CEA in Saclay, Paris suggest how the planned space-based gravitational-wave observatory LISA can detect exoplanets orbiting white dwarf binaries everywhere in our Milky Way and in the nearby Magellanic Clouds. [more]
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3 July 2019: Eddington Medal for Bernard Schutz

July 01, 2019
Director emeritus at the AEI in Potsdam will be awarded this year’s Eddington Medal by the Royal Astronomical Society. [more]
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Quantum theory and the beginning of the Universe

May 24, 2019
Rewriting Hartle's and Hawking's no-boundary proposal as a path integral with Robin boundary conditions [more]
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Bernard Schutz elected member of the US National Academy of Sciences

May 10, 2019
Membership in the National Academy of Sciences is considered one of the highest honors a scientist can receive [more]
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Open Day at GEO600 on 16th June 2019

May 09, 2019
Visit the gravitational-wave detector near Sarstedt [more]
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Observing Gravitational Waves in Space

May 08, 2019
Key experts for searching gravitational waves from space assemble in Potsdam on May 13-15 [more]
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LIGO and Virgo detect more neutron star coalescences

May 02, 2019
The gravitational-wave candidates were likely produced by mergers of a neutron star-black hole binary and a binary neutron star [more]
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LIGO and Virgo detect more neutron star coalescences

May 02, 2019
The gravitational-wave candidates were likely produced by mergers of a neutron star-black hole binary and a binary neutron star [more]
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In time for new discoveries: Dr. Jonathan Gair joins the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics as group leader

April 03, 2019
The distinguished data-analysis expert from the University of Edinburgh comes to Potsdam. [more]
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Gravitational-wave detectors begin third observation run

March 26, 2019
AEI researchers expect many more observations in one-year long data taking period [more]
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Gravitational-wave detectors begin third observation run

March 26, 2019
AEI researchers expect many more observations in one-year long data taking period [more]
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New computer cluster at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Potsdam

March 22, 2019
More computing power to find and interpret gravitational-wave events in the data of the upcoming observation runs [more]
 
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