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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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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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Leibniz Prize awarded to Alessandra Buonanno

March 19, 2018
The prize recognizes Prof. Buonanno’s key role in the first direct observation of gravitational waves [more]
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Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76

March 14, 2018
The Albert Einstein Institute mourns the British astrophysicist [more]
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Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76

March 14, 2018
The Albert Einstein Institute mourns the British astrophysicist [more]
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1.24 Million Euros for Early Universe Research

March 12, 2018
Dr. Jean-Luc Lehners of the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics receives a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) [more]
 
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