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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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Stern-Gerlach Medal awarded to Karsten Danzmann

March 09, 2018
Prof. Karsten Danzmann was awarded the Stern-Gerlach Medal of the German Physical Society on March 7th [more]
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Einstein@Home discovers first millisecond pulsar visible only in gamma rays

February 28, 2018
Distributed volunteer computing project finds two rapidly rotating neutron stars in data from Fermi gamma-ray space telescope [more]
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New Joint Research Group on the History of Quantum Gravity at the Max Planck Institutes for the History of Science and for Gravitational Physics

February 20, 2018
Dr. Alexander Blum (MPI for the History of Science) opened the new Max Planck Research Group “Historical Epistemology of the Final Theory Program” in collaboration with the MPI for Gravitational Physics. [more]
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LISA Pathfinder – the quietest place in space

February 05, 2018
New LISA Pathfinder results exceed requirements for future gravitational-wave observatory LISA by far [more]
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Cutting-edge technology from Hannover for the Virgo gravitational-wave detector in Italy

January 25, 2018
Squeezed-light source developed at the Albert Einstein Institute to make Virgo even more sensitive to gravitational waves [more]
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LISA mission passes review successfully and begins next stage of development

January 22, 2018
LISA has passed its Mission Definition Review with flying colours [more]
 
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