We describe the Einstein Toolkit, a community-driven, freely accessible computational infrastructure intended for use in numerical relativity, relativistic astrophysics, and other applications. Theâ€¦ (More)

Recent calculations of gravitational radiation recoil generated during black-hole binary mergers have reopened the possibility that a merged binary can be ejected even from the nucleus of a massiveâ€¦ (More)

tetrad invariant waveform, ÏˆI , by explicit construction. This waveform is formed by the second order piece of Ïˆ4 plus a term, quadratic in first order perturbations, chosen to make ÏˆI totallyâ€¦ (More)

We report the first results from evolutions of a generic black-hole binary, i.e. a binary containing unequal mass black holes with misaligned spins. Our configuration, which has a mass ratio of 2 :â€¦ (More)

document UTBRG-2002-001, AEI-2001-xxx, gr-qc/0102xxx Modeling gravitational radiation from coalescing binary black holes J. Baker Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics, NASA Goddard Space Flightâ€¦ (More)

1 Albert-Einstein-Institut, Max-Planck-Institut fÃ¼r Gravitationsphysik, Am MÃ¼hlenberg 1, D-14476 Golm, Germany 2 Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt,â€¦ (More)

We present techniques for successfully performing numerical relativity simulations of binary black holes with fourth-order accuracy. Our simulations are based on a new coding framework whichâ€¦ (More)

John G. Baker, Manuela Campanelli, 3 Frans Pretorius, 5, 6 and Yosef Zlochower Gravitational Astrophysics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 8800 Greenbelt Rd., Greenbelt, MD 20771, USAâ€¦ (More)

The Numerical INJection Analysis (NINJA) project is a collaborative effort between members of the numerical relativity and gravitational-wave data analysis communities. The purpose of NINJA is toâ€¦ (More)

We present the first results in a new program intended to make the best use of all available technologies to provide an effective understanding of waves from inspiralling black hole binaries in timeâ€¦ (More)