Testing general relativity with present and future astrophysical observations

  title={Testing general relativity with present and future astrophysical observations},
  author={Emanuele Berti and Enrico Barausse and Vitor Cardoso and Leonardo Gualtieri and Paolo Pani and Ulrich Sperhake and Leo C. Stein and Norbert Wex and Kent Yagi and Tessa Baker and Cliff P. Burgess and Fl'avio S. Coelho and Daniela D. Doneva and Antonio De Felice and Pedro G. Ferreira and Paulo C. C. Freire and James Healy and Carlos A. R. Herdeiro and Michael W. Horbatsch and Burkhard Kleihaus and Antoine Klein and Kostas D. Kokkotas and Jutta Kunz and Pablo Laguna and Ryan N. Lang and Tjonnie Guang Feng Li and Tyson B. Littenberg and Andrew Matas and Saeed Mirshekari and Hirotada Okawa and Eugen Radu and Richard O’Shaughnessy and Bangalore Sathyaprakash and Chris van den Broeck and Hans A. Winther and Helvi Witek and Mir Emad Aghili and Justin Alsing and Brett Bolen and L Bombelli and Sarah Caudill and Liang Chen and Juan Carlos Degollado and Ryuichi Fujita and Caixia Gao and Davide Gerosa and Saeed Kamali and Hector O. Silva and Jo{\~a}o G. Rosa and Laleh Sadeghian and Marco O. P. Sampaio and Hajime Sotani and Miguel Zilh{\~a}o},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
One century after its formulation, Einstein's general relativity (GR) has made remarkable predictions and turned out to be compatible with all experimental tests. Most of these tests probe the theory in the weak-field regime, and there are theoretical and experimental reasons to believe that GR should be modified when gravitational fields are strong and spacetime curvature is large. The best astrophysical laboratories to probe strong-field gravity are black holes and neutron stars, whether… Expand
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