Gravitational-wave Lunar Observatory for Cosmology

@article{Jani2021GravitationalwaveLO,
  title={Gravitational-wave Lunar Observatory for Cosmology},
  author={Karan Jani and Abraham Loeb},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  year={2021},
  volume={2021}
}
  • K. Jani, A. Loeb
  • Published 16 July 2020
  • Physics
  • Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Several large-scale experimental facilities and space-missions are being suggested to probe the universe across the spectrum. Here we propose - the first concept design in the NASA Artemis era for a GW observatory on the Moon. Using feasible interferometer technologies, we find that a lunar-based observatory is ideal for probing frequencies in the range between deci-Hz to 5 Hz, an astrophysically rich regime that is very challenging for both Earth- and space-based detectors. GLOC can survey… 

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