Scientific objectives of Einstein Telescope

@article{Sathyaprakash2012ScientificOO,
  title={Scientific objectives of Einstein Telescope},
  author={Bangalore Sathyaprakash and Matthew Robert Abernathy and Fausto Acernese and Parameswaran Ajith and Bruce Allen and Pau Amaro-Seoane and Nils Andersson and S. Aoudia and K. G. Arun and Pia Astone and Badri Krishnan and Leor Barack and Fabrizio Barone and Bryan W Barr and Matteo Barsuglia and Michele Bassan and Riccardo Bassiri and M. G. Beker and Nicole Beveridge and M. A. Bizouard and Charlotte Z. Bond and Suvadeep Bose and L. Bosi and Saverio Braccini and C. Bradaschia and Michael Britzger and Frank P. Brueckner and Tomasz Bulik and H. J. Bulten and Oliver Burmeister and Enrico Calloni and Paul Campsie and Ludovico Carbone and Giancarlo Cella and E. Chalkley and {\'E}ric Chassande-Mottin and Simon Chelkowski and Andrea Chincarini and Arianna Di Cintio and J A Clark and Eliana Marina Coccia and Carlo Nicola Colacino and Jacques Colas and Alberto Colla and Alessandra Corsi and Andrew Cumming and L. Cunningham and Elena Cuoco and S L Danilishin and Karsten Danzmann and E. J. Daw and Riccardo De Salvo and Walter del Pozzo and Thomas Dent and Rosario De Rosa and L. Di Fiore and Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio and Angela Di Virgilio and Alexander Dietz and Martin Doets and J. Dueck and Matthew C. Edwards and V Fafone and Stephen Fairhurst and Paolo Falferi and Marc Favata and Vittorio Ferrari and Federico Ferrini and Francesco Fidecaro and R. Flaminio and Janyce Franc and F. Frasconi and Andreas Freise and Daniel Friedrich and P. J. Fulda and Jonathan R. Gair and Massimo Galimberti and Gianluca Gemme and Emmanuelle G{\'e}nin and A. Gennai and A. Giazotto and Kostas Glampedakis and Sarah E. Gossan and R. Gouaty and Christian Graef and W. Graham and Massimo Granata and Hartmut Grote and G. Guidi and J. M. Hallam and Giles D. Hammond and Mark Hannam and Jan Harms and K. Haughian and Ian Hawke and Daniel Heinert and Martin Hendry and Ik Siong Heng and Eric Hennes and Stefan Hild and James Hough and Dominique Huet and Sascha Husa and Sabina H Huttner and Bala R. Iyer and D. I. Jones and G. Jones and Ioannis Kamaretsos and Chandra Kant Mishra and Fumiko Kawazoe and F. Ya. Khalili and B. Kley and Keiko Kokeyama and Kostas D. Kokkotas and Stefanie Kroker and R. Kumar and Kazuaki Kuroda and Bernard Lagrange and Nico Lastzka and T. G. F. Li and Marco Lorenzini and Giovanni Losurdo and Harald Luck and E. Majorana and Valeria Malvezzi and Ilya Mandel and Vuk Mandic and Szabolcs M{\'a}rka and Francesco Marin and F. Marion and J. Marque and Iain W. Martin and David Matthew Mc Leod and David McKechan and Moritz Mehmet and C. Michel and Yury Minenkov and N. Morgado and A. Morgia and Simona Mosca and L. Moscatelli and B. Mours and Helge Muller-Ebhardt and P. G. Murray and L. Naticchioni and Ronny Nawrodt and Janice Nelson and R. O'. Shaughnessy and Christian D. Ott and Cristiano Palomba and Angela Delli Paoli and G. Parguez and A. Pasqualetti and R. Passaquieti and D. Passuello and Maurizio Perciballi and Francesco Piergiovanni and L. Pinard and Matthew Pitkin and Wolfango Plastino and Michael V Plissi and R. Poggiani and P. Popolizio and Edward K. Porter and Mirko Prato and Giovanni Andrea Prodi and M. Punturo and P. Puppo and D. S. Rabeling and Istv{\'a}n R{\'a}cz and P. Rapagnani and Virginia Re and Jocelyn S. Read and Tania Regimbau and Henning Rehbein and Stuart Reid and F. Ricci and F. Richard and C. A. K. Robinson and A. Rocchi and Rocco Romano and Stacy Rowan and A. Rudiger and Aiko Samblowski and Luc'ia Santamar'ia and Beno{\^i}t Sassolas and Roland Schilling and Prank Schmidt and Roman Schnabel and B. F. Schutz and Christian Schwarz and J. Scott and Paul Seidel and Alicia M. Sintes and Kentaro Somiya and C. F. Sopuerta and Borja Sorazu and Fiona C. Speirits and Loriano Storchi and Kenneth Strain and Sergey Strigin and P. Sutton and S. P. Tarabrin and Brian Taylor and Anne Thurin and K. Tokmakov and Mauro Tonelli and H. Tournefier and Renzo Vaccarone and Henning Vahlbruch and J. F. J. van den Brand and Chris van den Broeck and S. van. der. Putten and Marielle van Veggel and Alberto Vecchio and John Veitch and F. Vetrano and Andrea Vicer{\`e} and Sergey P. Vyatchanin and Peter Wessels and Benno Willke and Walter Winkler and Graham Woan and Adam L. Woodcraft and K. Yamamoto},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  year={2012},
  volume={29},
  pages={124013}
}
The advanced interferometer network will herald a new era in observational astronomy. There is a very strong science case to go beyond the advanced detector network and build detectors that operate in a frequency range from 1 Hz to 10 kHz, with sensitivity a factor 10 better in amplitude. Such detectors will be able to probe a range of topics in nuclear physics, astronomy, cosmology and fundamental physics, providing insights into many unsolved problems in these areas. 

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