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Dr. Elke Müller
Dr. Elke Müller
Press Officer AEI Potsdam
Phone:+49 331 567-7303Fax:+49 331 567-7298
Dr.  Benjamin  Knispel
Dr. Benjamin Knispel
Press Officer AEI Hannover
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recent news

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Ronald Drever, founding father of LIGO, passed away at age 85

March 15, 2017
The AEI mourns the Scottish physicist [more]
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Lower Saxony Prime Minister visits GEO600

March 02, 2017
Representatives of federal, state, and regional parliaments get a tour of the gravitational-wave detector [more]
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Exploring colliding black holes and neutron stars

February 28, 2017
Newly established Max Planck Independent Research Group in Hannover [more]
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New laser technology from Hannover enables more sensitive gravitational-wave detectors

February 09, 2017
Further strengthening of research at the AEI and the Laser Zentrum Hannover [more]
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New high-performance computing cluster at the Albert Einstein Institute in Potsdam

January 24, 2017
“Minerva” will calculate gravitational waves faster than the institute’s previous supercomputer [more]
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One Dozen and One Neutron Stars

January 11, 2017
With the help of tens of thousands of volunteers the distributed computing project Einstein@Home discovers 13 new gamma-ray pulsars [more]
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Prof. Dr. Heinz Billing dies on 4 January 2017 at the age of 102

January 09, 2017
The AEI mourns a gravitational-wave research pioneer [more]
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Prof. Dr. Heinz Billing dies on 4 January 2017 at the age of 102

January 09, 2017
The AEI mourns a gravitational-wave research pioneer [more]
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Honouring the detection of gravitational waves: LIGO Scientific Collaboration among the “2016 Top 100 Global Thinkers”

December 12, 2016
AEI Scientist Maria Alessandra Papa, together with three LSC colleagues, will accept the award on behalf of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration on December 12, 2016, in a ceremony in Washington DC [more]
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Honouring the detection of gravitational waves: LIGO Scientific Collaboration among the “2016 Top 100 Global Thinkers”

December 12, 2016
AEI Scientist Maria Alessandra Papa, together with three LSC colleagues, will accept the award on behalf of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration on December 12, 2016, in a ceremony in Washington DC [more]
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Home computers discover a record-breaking pulsar-neutron star system

December 08, 2016
International science team finds most massive double neutron star system with distributed volunteer computing project Einstein@Home in data from the Arecibo radio telescope [more]
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Advanced LIGO detectors begin second observation run

November 30, 2016
AEI researchers expect new discoveries from LIGO instruments [more]
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Advanced LIGO detectors begin second observation run

November 30, 2016
AEI researchers expect new discoveries from LIGO instruments [more]
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Karsten Danzmann Receives Fritz Behrens Foundation Science Prize

November 29, 2016
AEI Director honoured for his contributions to gravitational wave astronomy [more]
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Lower Saxony Science Award 2016 Goes to Karsten Danzmann

November 17, 2016
AEI Director honoured as an outstanding scientist at a university in Lower Saxony [more]
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“November – Science Month” 2016 at the Albert Einstein Institute in Hannover

October 13, 2016
Four public talks ranging from light to gravitational waves and a trip to the end of the universe [more]
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“The night that creates knowledge” 2016 at the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover

October 10, 2016
Talks and guided tours – delve into the fascinating world of gravitational physics on 12 November [more]
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World record with squeezed light

September 22, 2016
Light with special quantum properties enables for the first time a new method to measure photodetector quantum efficiency [more]
 
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