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Dr. Benjamin Knispel
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2018 Nishina Memorial Prize for Masaru Shibata

November 26, 2018
Professor Masaru Shibata, director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) in Potsdam, receives the most prestigious Japanese physics award [more]
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Investigating the noise residuals around GW150914

November 09, 2018
Are there statistically significant noise correlations between the LIGO detectors at the time of GW150914? [more]
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First open gravitational-wave catalog of binary mergers

November 05, 2018
AEI researchers publish first open catalog of compact binary merger gravitational-wave signals in LIGO's O1 data [more]
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More stable laser light with squeezing

October 22, 2018
AEI researchers show how to improve laser power stability by the injection of a squeezed vacuum [more]
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GW170817 revisited

October 15, 2018
Updated Analysis of GW170817 by the LIGO and Virgo Collaboration places tight constraints on the neutron star equation of state. [more]
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“The night that creates knowledge” 2018 at the Albert Einstein Institute Hanover

October 04, 2018
Public lectures, guided tours and an Einstein cinema – experience the exciting world of gravitational physics on 10th November from 6 p.m. until midnight [more]
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November of Science 2018

October 02, 2018
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics will participate in the November of Science 2018 with four public lectures and two visits to the GEO600 gravitational-wave detector. [more]
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The future of gravitational-wave astronomy

September 28, 2018
Experts discuss the science case for the next generation of earth-based gravitational-wave observatories [more]
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Strong victory in excellence strategy

September 27, 2018
Leibniz Universität Hannover wins funding for two own research projects. The Institute for Gravitational Physics and the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics are partners in both. [more]
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A radiative transfer simulation for the GW170817 kilonova

September 27, 2018
Study shows how consistently taking into account the interplay of ejecta components naturally reproduces observed lightcurves and photospheric velocity [more]
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#wonachsuchstdu: Max Planck Day on September 14th, 2018

September 10, 2018
Young filmmakers explore the Max Planck Campus in Potsdam-Golm. In Berlin, a science party takes place. [more]
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Nationwide Max Planck Day on 14th September 2018

September 05, 2018
Gravitational physics workshop for high-school students and public evening lecture on three years of gravitational-wave astronomy in Hanover [more]
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What shadow does a binary black hole cast?

August 31, 2018
A new and simple way to calculate shadows of dynamical binary black holes without expensive numerical-relativity computations [more]
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New symmetries could be the reason why there are only the known constituents of matter

August 31, 2018
Exploiting a coincidence with N=8 supergravity, a new study uses novel symmetries to explain why there are only the observed quarks and leptons [more]
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Brunswick Research Prize for Karsten Danzmann

August 22, 2018
Max Planck director and professor at Leibniz Universität Hannover will receive the award from the city of Brunswick and the association “ForschungRegion Braunschweig e.V.” on the 28th September [more]
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First light for GRACE Follow-On Laser Interferometer

July 02, 2018
For the first time, laser interferometry between two satellites in space measures their 220-kilometer distance to nanometer precision [more]
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What will LISA hear?

June 22, 2018
Experts discuss sources to be observed by the planned space-based gravitational-wave detector “Laser Interferometer Space Antenna” (LISA) [more]
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Do black hole mergers produce gravitational-wave echoes?

June 15, 2018
AEI researchers search for echoes after black hole mergers [more]
 
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