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Research at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) is aimed at investigating Einstein’s relativity and beyond: mathematics, quantum gravity, astrophysical relativity, gravitational wave astronomy, data analysis and cosmology. The institute is located in Potsdam and in Hannover.


5. November 2012
Auf der Suche nach fremden Welten beim November der Wissenschaft
Das Higgs-Teilchen, Einsteins Gravitationswellen und Paralleluniversen in einer Vortragsreihe am Albert-Einstein-Institut Hannover 
October 25, 2012
A black widow's Tango Mortale in gamma-ray light
Max Planck scientists discover record-breaking millisecond pulsar with new analysis method 
October 15, 2012
2013 Joseph F. Keithley Award for Advances in Measurement Science
Roman Schnabel (AEI Hannover), together with David McClelland (Australian National University) and Nergis Malvalvala (MIT) received the 2013 Joseph F. Keithley Award for Advances in Measurement Science. The prize consists of $5,000 and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. It is presented annually. 
October 5, 2012
Winners of the first European Astronomy Journalism Prize
A special prize for excellence went to Robin McKie from the Observer newspaper for his work on British involvement in the search for gravitational waves. 
4. September 2012
Die Suche nach der Quantengravitation
Internationale Wissenschaftler ehren Hermann Nicolai 

Upcoming events and conferences

Einstein Telescope Meeting 2012
When: 4 - 5 December 2012
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Organizer: Harald Lück
524. WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Equations of Motion in Relativistic Gravity
When: 17 - 23 February 2013
Website: *
Organizers: Dirk Puetzfeld, Claus Laemmerzahl, Bernard F. Schutz
Jürgen Ehlers Spring School "Gravitational Physics" 2013
When: 4 - 15 March 2013
Website: *
Organizers: Lars Andersson

The Research Teams

*Geometric Analysis and Gravitation
Director: Gerhard Huisken
Senior Staff: Lars Andersson, Alan Rendall
*Astrophysical Relativity
Director: Bernard F. Schutz
Senior Staff: Maria Alessandra Papa, Luciano Rezzolla
*Quantum Gravity & Unified Theories
Director: Hermann Nicolai
Senior Staff: Axel Kleinschmidt, Stefan Theisen
*Laser Interferometry & Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Director: Karsten Danzmann
*Observational Relativity and Cosmology
Director: Bruce Allen
*Max Planck Research Group
Canonical and Covariant Dynamics of Quantum Gravity
Group Leader: Bianca Dittrich
*Max Planck Research Group
Geometric Measure Theory
Group Leader: Ulrich Menne
*Independent Research Group
Microscopic Quantum Structure & Dynamics of Spacetime
Group Leader: Daniele Oriti
*Independent Research Group
String Cosmology
Group Leader: Jean-Luc Lehners

*Research Highlights
Recent research results [more]
*Research Projects & Cooperations
Information about national and international research cooperations [more]
*Gravitational Wave Observatories
Details about gravitational wave detectors like GEO600, LISA,... [more]

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Today's seminars
Tue, 20 Nov 2012, 11:15 AM
Astrophysical Journal club
Ioannis Kamaretsos
Tue, 20 Nov 2012, 2:00 PM
Exact higher-spin symmetry in CFT: all correlators in unbroken Vasiliev theory
Slava Didenko
Upcoming seminars
Wed, 21 Nov 2012, 2:00 PM
AEI Internal seminar
Clara Aldana/Patrick Brem/Axel Kleinschmidt
Thu, 22 Nov 2012, 3:00 PM
Tensor operators in Loop Quantum Gravity
Maite Dupuis
Mon, 26 Nov 2012, 9:00 AM
Workshop Reflections on Space, Time and their Quantum Nature
contact: Chr. Gottschalkson
Wed, 28 Nov 2012, 10:30 AM
Yang-Mills on extremal Reissner-Nordstrom
Piotr Bizon
Thu, 29 Nov 2012, 1:30 PM
Quantum gravity journal club
Piotr Bizon
Mon, 03 Dec 2012, 10:30 AM
The initial singularity of ultrastiff perfect fluid spacetimes without symmetries.
Patrik Sandin
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Research News

The engine that powers short gamma-ray bursts
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