The basics of gravitational wave theory

@article{Flanagan2005TheBO,
  title={The basics of gravitational wave theory},
  author={E. Flanagan and S. Hughes},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
  year={2005},
  volume={7},
  pages={204-204}
}
Einstein's special theory of relativity revolutionized physics by teaching us that space and time are not separate entities, but join as 'spacetime'. His general theory of relativity further taught us that spacetime is not just a stage on which dynamics takes place, but is a participant: the field equation of general relativity connects matter dynamics to the curvature of spacetime. Curvature is responsible for gravity, carrying us beyond the Newtonian conception of gravity that had been in… Expand

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