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Dr. Elke Müller
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Dr. Benjamin Knispel
Press Officer AEI Hannover
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recent news

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]

Prof. Michèle Heurs receives Leibniz Universität award for excellent teaching in 2017

January 16, 2018
AEI researcher wins prize in the group of professors [more]

Professor Masaru Shibata appointed as new director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam

January 01, 2018
The computational astrophysicist will strengthen and broaden the institute’s competence in numerical relativity, astrophysics and fundamental gravity. He will establish the Computational Relativistic Astrophysics division. [more]

Leibniz Prize for Alessandra Buonanno

December 14, 2017
The Director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam receives the most important research award of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) endowed with €2.5 million. [more]

GRACE Follow-On on its way to the launch

December 12, 2017
GRACE Follow-On, tandem of Earth observation satellites using gravitational-wave technology, on its way to launch in early 2018 [more]

Stern-Gerlach Medal 2018 for Karsten Danzmann

November 23, 2017
The Max Planck director and professor at Leibniz Universität Hannover receives the German Physical Society’s most prestigious award for experimental physics [more]

LIGO instruments detect fifth binary black hole merger

November 16, 2017
New discovery is lightest system so far observed [more]

LIGO instruments detect fifth binary black hole merger

November 16, 2017
New discovery is lightest system so far observed [more]

Post a Gravitational Wave!

October 27, 2017
Numerical-relativity simulation performed at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics on a new Deutsche Post stamp [more]

Stronger Tests of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity with Binary Neutron Stars

October 24, 2017
Combining gravitational-wave observations and pulsar timing to study alternatives to the theory of general relativity [more]

First observation of gravitational waves from merging neutron stars

October 16, 2017
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light [more]

First observation of gravitational waves from merging neutron stars

October 16, 2017
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light [more]

Better predictions for the future of gravitational-wave astronomy

October 11, 2017
International workshop of LIGO and Virgo experts in Berlin [more]

Nobel Prize awarded to gravitational wave researchers

October 03, 2017
Congratulations from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam and Hannover, and the Leibniz Universität Hannover [more]

Nobel Prize awarded to gravitational wave researchers

October 03, 2017
Congratulations from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Potsdam and Hannover, and the Leibniz Universität Hannover [more]

Strong stage victory in the Excellence Initiative

September 29, 2017
Two research proposals led by Leibniz Universität Hannover and to projects the University is involved in, have cleared the first hurdle in the German Excellence Initiative [more]

Three ears listen even more accurately than two

September 27, 2017
Another pair of merging black holes observed: This time, three large detectors have caught the gravitational wave [more]

Three ears listen even more accurately than two

September 27, 2017
Another pair of merging black holes observed: This time, three large detectors have caught the gravitational wave [more]
 
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