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Gravitational Waves | Quantum Optics | Computers

January 31, 2020
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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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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