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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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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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High-resolution simulations of strongly magnetized binary neutron star merger remnants

June 15, 2018
Detailed simulation of binary neutron star merger and successive formation of massive remnant and torus shows how magneto-turbulence creates viscosity [more]
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The role of viscosity in binary neutron star mergers

June 12, 2018
For the first time, researchers self-consistenly model a binary neutron star merger and its long-term evolution with viscous hydrodynamics and its ejecta [more]
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Successful launch of the climate research mission GRACE Follow-On

May 22, 2018
Satellite pair with novel laser interferometer from Hannover reaches Earth orbit [more]
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Edison Volta Prize 2018 of the European Physical Society for Karsten Danzmann

May 15, 2018
Award for Max Planck director and professor at Leibniz Universität Hannover together with British, French, and Italian colleagues [more]
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Gravitational waveforms with higher modes from merging black holes

April 19, 2018
The first higher-multipole model of spinning and coalescing black-hole binaries improves accuracy of waveforms and measurement of astrophysical parameters [more]
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Searching for continuous gravitational waves

April 10, 2018
Permanent Max Planck Independent Research Group established at AEI Hannover [more]
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Open Day at GEO600 on 17th June 2018

March 28, 2018
Visit the gravitational-wave detector near Sarstedt [more]
 
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