Gravitational wave astronomy

@article{Schutz1999GravitationalWA,
  title={Gravitational wave astronomy},
  author={B. Schutz},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  year={1999},
  volume={16}
}
  • B. Schutz
  • Published 1999
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
  • The first decade of the new millennium should see the first direct detections of gravitational waves. This will be a milestone or fundamental physics and it will open the new observational science of gravitational wave astronomy. But gravitational waves already play an important role in the modeling of astrophysical systems. I review here the present state of gravitational radiation theory in relativity and astrophysics, and I then look at the development of detector sensitivity over the next… CONTINUE READING
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