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Dr. Benjamin Knispel
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Commemorative colloquium on the occasion of Jürgen Ehlers’ 80th birthday

January 12, 2010
On 29 December 2009, Jürgen Ehlers, Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics would have celebrated his 80th birthday. To mark the date, the Institute has organized a special colloquium to reflect on his work and to highlight new developments in the area of mathematical relativity theory. [more]
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Prof. Karsten Danzmann named as Fellow of the American Physical Society

December 11, 2009
For his leading role at the international level in the area of gravitational wave research, Prof. Dr. Karsten Danzmann Director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics and head of the Institute for Gravitational Physics Leibniz Universität Hannover, has been named as a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). This distinction has only been bestowed on very few members of the APS. [more]
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Understanding the Big Bang: Physics in extreme cosmic situations

November 26, 2009
Professor Dr. Hermann Nicolai from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics to hold a public talk at URANIA Potsdam. [more]
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Night of Astronomy on 13 November in Hannover

November 09, 2009
As part of the “International Year of Astronomy” and the “Science Initiative Hannover”, on 13 November the “Night of Astronomy” will be held in Hannover City Hall. Representatives from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics and the Institute for Gravitational Physics Leibniz Universität Hannover, among other institutions, will be on hand. Prof. Dr. Karsten Danzmann, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics and head of the Institute for Gravitational Physics Leibniz Universität Hannover, will speak on the topic: “Listening in on the universe with gravitational waves - Quantum physics comes to the aide of astronomy”. In addition, a small exhibition focussing on gravitational wave astronomy will feature, among other things, a satellite model of the future LISA space mission for the detection of gravitational waves. [more]
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Understanding the secrets of space-time: Conference to mark the 65th birthday of Helmut Friedrich

October 05, 2009
Der Physiker und Mathematiker Helmut Friedrich, einer der profiliertesten Wissenschaftler auf dem Gebiet der Einsteinschen Feldgleichungen wird in dieser Woche mit einer internationalen Konferenz geehrt. [more]
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„The coming revolutions in fundamental physics“

October 01, 2009
Nobel Prize laureate David Gross to hold a talk at the Albert Einstein Institute. [more]
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Cosmic collisions kick off a series of talks

September 21, 2009
Public talk by Dr. Michael Koppitz (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics and Zuse Institute Berlin) in URANIA Potsdam. [more]
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Experiencing science: Open Day at the Science Park Potsdam-Golm

September 08, 2009
Am Mühlenberg Campus 19 September 2009, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. [more]
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LIGO listens for gravitational echoes of the birth of the Universe

August 19, 2009
Results set new limits on gravitational waves that could have come from the Big Bang, and begin to constrain current theories about universe formation. [more]
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AEI scientist honoured in New York

August 11, 2009
Für die weltweit beste Doktorarbeit auf dem Gebiet der Gravitationswellenforschung wurde der AEI-Wissenschaftler Dr. Henning Vahlbruch jetzt in New York mit dem THESIS-Prize des Gravitational Wave International Committee (GWIC) geehrt. [more]
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Understanding the Cosmos

July 30, 2009
The Swedish mathematician Hans Ringström uses the Prize from the Humboldt Foundation for a research stay at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics. [more]

On the threshold to gravitational wave astronomy

July 21, 2009
The Science Museum in London presents an exhibition devoted to current gravitational wave research. Opening of the exhibition Cosmos & Culture on 23 July. [more]
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An der Schwelle zur Gravitationswellenastronomie

July 21, 2009
Londoner Science Museum präsentiert Exponate aus der aktuellen Gravitationswellenforschung Eröffnung der Ausstellung Cosmos & Culture am 23. Juli [more]
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Potsdam Scientist receives distinguished Science Prize

June 25, 2009
On 27 June 2009, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities will present Dr. Matthias Staudacher with the Academy Prize 2009. [more]

Is the idea of integrability the key to “what keeps the world together at its core”?

June 25, 2009
International conference at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) 29 June – 03 July 2009. [more]
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The sound of colliding black holes - and how to filter out the noise of the universe from it

June 25, 2009
Meeting of experts at the AEI from 6 to 9 July, 2009 [more]
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The project of the Albert Einstein Institute wins first place in the "Science interactive" competition

June 24, 2009
The award, which is endowed with 10,000 Euros, was presented today at the Summer of Science festival in Saarbrücken. [more]
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A summer of science with Newton and Einstein

June 15, 2009
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics is taking part in the finale of the competition for the best popular presentation of scientific research. [more]
 
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