Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

Research publications

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Research publications 2017

Gravitational waves from merging neutron stars

October 17, 2017

This cosmic event was also observed in visible light and provides an explanation for gamma-ray bursts [more]

Research publications 2014

“The first unequivocal indication of the inflation of the universe”

March 21, 2014

Interview with Max Planck Director Karsten Danzmann on the indirect observation of gravitational waves from the birth of our universe [more]

Research publications 2013

Quantum steps towards the Big Bang

September 02, 2013

A new approach to the unification of general theory of relativity and quantum theory [more]


What is behind Einstein’s turbulence?

April 02, 2013

Numerical calculations by scientists at the AEI give an initial insight into the relativistic properties of this mysterious process [more]

Research publications 2011

Beacons in space

November 03, 2011

Pulsars are fascinating celestial bodies with an interesting history [more]


Better hearing with widely-spaced ears

June 01, 2011

The presence of an observatory in Japan, Australia or India would dramatically increase the probability of measuring gravitational waves [more]


The engine that powers short gamma-ray bursts

April 07, 2011

A simulation of colliding neutron stars helps to explain what could lie behind these cosmic bursts of radiation [more]


Einstein@Home detects unusual stellar pair

April 06, 2011

The neutron star and its companion could prove helpful in testing the general theory of relativity [more]

Research publications 2008

The world's lowest noise laser

January 25, 2008

Outsmarting quantum physics by organising the photons of a laser beam in an orderly fashion [more]

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