Dr. Benjamin Knispel
Dr. Benjamin Knispel
Press Officer AEI Hannover
Phone:+49 511 762-19104Fax:+49 511 762-17182

Albert Einstein Institute Hannover

Dr. Elke Müller
Press officer AEI Potsdam-Golm
Phone:+49 331 567-7303Fax:+49 331 567-7297

Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

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Teaser 1394800000

How neutron stars merge - first accurate calculation of the last orbits of binary systems of neutron stars

January 11, 2010
AEI scientists described for the first time new numerical methods for the calculation of gravitational wave signals. [more]
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Prof. Karsten Danzmann zum Fellow der American Physical Society ernannt

December 11, 2009
Für seine international führende Rolle auf dem Gebiet der Gravitationswellenforschung wurde Prof. Dr. Karsten Danzmann, Direktor am Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik und Leiter des Instituts für Gravitationsphysik der Leibniz Universität Hannover kürzlich zum Fellow der American Physical Society (APS) ernannt. Diese Auszeichnung wird nur sehr wenigen Mitgliedern der APS zuteil. [more]
Teaser 1394800091

LIGO listens for gravitational echoes of the birth of the Universe

August 19, 2009
Results set new limits on gravitational waves that could have come from the Big Bang, and begin to constrain current theories about universe formation. [more]
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AEI-Wissenschaftler in New York geehrt

August 11, 2009
Internationale Auszeichnung für Dr. Henning Vahlbruch [more]
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Live webcasts from gravitational wave observatories around the world: April 3 – 4, 2009

March 30, 2009
AIGO, GEO600, LIGO, TAMA and Virgo participate in ESO´s "Around the World in 80 Telescopes" [more]
Teaser 1394800456

New Einstein@Home effort launched: Thousands of home computers to search Arecibo data for new radio pulsars

March 24, 2009
Einstein@Home is one of the world’s largest public volunteer distributed computing projects. More than 200,000 people have signed up for the project and donated time on their computers to search gravitational wave data for signals from unknown pulsars. [more]
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Gravitational wave detector in Hannover tests holographic Universe

February 03, 2009
Are we living in a holographic Universe? Are space and time grainy? Is there quantum noise in spacetime? American physicist Craig Hogan is convinced that he has found proof in the data of the German-British gravitational wave detector GEO600. [more]
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Prof. Bernard F. Schutz elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society

January 09, 2009
The Royal Astronomical Society honours Prof. Bernard F. Schutz by election as an Honorary Fellow for his distinguished leadership in stellar astronomy and gravitational wave research. [more]
Teaser 1394800517

Brighter than a billion suns

October 24, 2008
Scientists at Albert Einstein Institute calculate the first complete relativistic simulation of colliding neutron stars [more]
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European Commission funds design study for unique future observatory

October 18, 2008
By allocating three million Euro within the FP7 programme for preliminary studies for the Einstein Telescope (ET) – a pan-European gravitational wave observatory – the European Commission has made a decisive step towards the exploration of the universe with gravitational waves. [more]
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Visions for outer space

July 01, 2008
Participants of a workshop on fundamental research demand a strategy paper on national aereospace [more]
Teaser 1394800575

Start für ATLAS - Deutschlands viertschnellster Computer für wissenschaftliche Zwecke wird eingeweiht

May 21, 2008
Künftig laufen alle relevanten Daten der Gravitationswellendetektoren LIGO (USA), GEO600 (dt.-brit.) und Virgo (ital.-frz.) in Hannover zusammen – mit ATLAS will man die erste direkte Messung von Gravitationswellen bestätigen [more]
Teaser 1394800595

Der rauschärmste Laser der Welt

January 24, 2008
Forscher aus Hannover tricksen die Quantenphysik aus und ordnen die Lichtteilchen eines Laserstrahls gleichmäßig an [more]
Teaser 1394800620

The world’s most stable high-power laser now tested at California Institute of Technology

October 12, 2007
The world’s most stable high performance laser, developed by the Albert Einstein Institute Hannover and the LaserZentrum Hannover/Germany, is currently completing its test phase at the LIGO Laboratories of the California Institute of Technology group in Pasadena/USA. [more]
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LIGO and Virgo join their forces in search for gravitational waves

February 15, 2007
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and the Virgo interferometric gravitational wave detector of the European Gravitational Observatory (EGO) near Pisa, Italy, have agreed to join in a collaborative search for gravitational waves from sources in and far beyond our galaxy. [more]
Teaser 1394800949

Hannoveraner Wissenschaftler bändigen Lichtquanten

September 14, 2006
In Hannover beginnt die Zukunft der Gravitationswellenastronomie [more]
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Gravitational Wave Detector GEO600 enters continuous operation

June 02, 2006
The joint German-British Gravitational Wave Detector GEO600 has now entered an 18-month run of continuous measurement after concluding the optimization process. [more]
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Revolutionary grassroots astrophysics project "Einstein@Home" goes live

February 18, 2005
A new, grassroots computing project dubbed Einstein@Home, which will let anyone with a personal computer contribute to cutting edge astrophysics research, will be officially announced at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington DC. [more]
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