# GW170817 event rules out general relativity in favor of vector gravity

@article{Svidzinsky2018GW170817ER, title={GW170817 event rules out general relativity in favor of vector gravity}, author={Anatoly A. Svidzinsky and Robert C Hilborn}, journal={The European Physical Journal Special Topics}, year={2018}, volume={230}, pages={1149-1166} }

The observation of gravitational waves by the three LIGO-Virgo interferometers allows the examination of the polarization of gravitational waves. Here, we analyze the binary neutron star event GW170817, whose source location and distance are determined precisely by concurrent electromagnetic observations. We apply a signal accumulation procedure to the LIGO-Virgo strain data and find that the measured LIGO-Livingston signal is substantially reduced in certain frequency intervals due to real…

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