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Groups, institutes, departments and organizations devoted to research on relativity: The special theory of relativity, and Einstein's theory of gravity, general relativity. Included are groups doing research on relativity theory's main applications, such as gravitational waves, black holes, gravitational lensing, cosmology and quantum gravity.
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~englass/aarg/
Loose association of physicists from a variety of institutions in the Ann Arbor Area. Page contains list of participants, past talks, and links to further resources; members' research interests include black holes, singularities, quantum gravity, numerical relativity, relativistic astrophysics and mathematical relativity.
http://astrosun2.astro.cornell.edu/research/projects/art/
Contains illustrated list of members and information about research projects. Research focuses on black hole simulations, plasma astrophysics, and certain types of gravitational wave sources.
http://www.phys.huji.ac.il/astro
Relativity group at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Research interests include cosmology and general relativity; site offers information about group members and seminars.
http://www.gravity.pd.uwa.edu.au/
Information about the centre's research, which focuses on gravitational waves; also includes more general information about members, events and outreach activities.
http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/gr/
Features links to relevant conference announcements, brief descriptions of research areas, staff list and a publications index. Research interests include quantum gravity, the physics of black holes, cosmology, and numerical relativity.
http://th-www.if.uj.edu.pl/ztwa/
Relativity group in Cracow, Poland; features information about the current members of the group. Research interests include mathematical aspects of gravitational collapse and gravitational waves.
http://www.df.uba.ar/users/chimento/
Information about the research activities, members and publications of the General Relativity and Cosmology Group at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Research focuses on cosmology and exact solutions of nonlinear differential equations related thereto.
http://www.famaf.unc.edu.ar/~gdotti/grg/grge.html
Information about members, publications and events from the relativity group at the Faculty of Mathematics, Astronomy and Physics of the National University of Cordoba, Argentina. Research interests include mathematical relativity and alternative theories of gravity.
http://www.ffn.ub.es/gcg/members.html
Includes information about members, research, and open positions.
http://www.thp.uni-koeln.de/gravitation/
The group's main research interests are quantum gravity, black holes, cosmology, mathematical foundations of relativity, as well as scientific computing. Information about the group members, their research and teaching, and seminars.
http://gravity.univie.ac.at/
Includes information about the group's location and members. Research is in mathematical and numerical classical relativity.
http://www.astro.auth.gr/~gravity/
Information about members, research interests and publications of the relativity group at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Main research topics are the astrophysics of gravitational wave sources and related data analysis issues.
http://gravity.phy.umassd.edu/
Group specializes in black hole physics and quantum cosmology; page gives list of group members and external links.
http://einstein.stanford.edu/
Research group devoted to a satellite experiment testing specific predictions of general relativity. Includes press information and outreach resources.
http://www.physics.umd.edu/grt/
Includes information about the group's members, the PhD program, seminars, and available positions. Research topics include the cosmology of the early universe, numerical relativity, and quantum gravity.
http://www.physics.gla.ac.uk/igr/index.php
Research is focused on gravitational waves and their sources. Page includes information about group members, publications and collaborations.
http://www.icg.port.ac.uk/
Includes information about research areas and seminars, as well as a staff list. Research covers a wide range of topics in theoretical, observational and mathematical aspects of cosmology and astrophysics.
http://www.aei.mpg.de/
Institute of the Max Planck Society, located in Potsdam and Hannover. Research topics are mathematical relativity, gravitational waves, numerical relativity and quantum gravity. Includes staff and seminar list.
http://gravity.psu.edu/
Includes lists of staff, publications lists, visitor information and event announcements, as well as brief descriptions of the research undertaken, which concentrates on gravitational wave physics, quantum gravity and the physics of black holes.
http://utf.mff.cuni.cz/Relativity/
Contains a brief history of relativity in Prague, as well as information about members, seminars and publications.
http://www.maths.qmul.ac.uk/Astronomy/research/cosmo/index.shtml
Pages of the Cosmology, Gravitation and Relativity Group at Queen Mary, University of London, with information on the group's members, research and PhD projects. The group's focus is on various aspects of cosmology.
http://xray.sai.msu.su/
Relativity group at Moscow State University. Pages give information on staff members, the group's history, and seminars. Research includes the physics of neutron stars, accretion disks, and cosmology.
http://www.uib.es/depart/dfs/GRG/
Research group specializing in numerical relativity, the cosmology of inhomogeneous universes, and gravitational wave astronomy. Includes information on group members, seminars, and job openings.
http://www.tapir.caltech.edu/
Theoretical AstroPhysics Including Relativity; includes information about group members, research topics and opportunities, seminars, and publications. Research topics include compact objects, cosmology, numerical relativity, and gravitational waves.
http://wwwitp.physik.tu-berlin.de/hellwig/
Relativity group at the Technical University, Berlin, with information about the group's research, group members, seminars, and publications.
http://cosmos2.phy.tufts.edu/xbook.html
Information about staff, collaborations, and job openings.
http://www.physics.ucsb.edu/~relativity/
Gravitational Physics research at the University of California, Santa Barbara; includes information on group members and their research interests, as well as on upcoming events. Research focuses on quantum gravity, black holes, and quantum cosmology.
http://www.physics.utah.edu/research/relativity/
Includes a list of members as well as information about the group's seminars and publications. Research interests include quantum gravity, black holes, and gravitational waves.
http://www.gravity.phys.uwm.edu/
Relativity group at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Includes information on staff, events, collaborations and publications. Research interests include gravitational waves, quantum gravity, and cosmology.
http://www.wfu.edu/physics/gravitation.html
Relativity and astrophysics group at Wake Forest University. Research interests include black holes, quantum field theory, and the early universe; pages give information about staff members and academic programs.
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