The transient gravitational-wave sky

  title={The transient gravitational-wave sky},
  author={N. Andersson and J. Baker and K. Belczynski and S. Bernuzzi and E. Berti and L. Cadonati and P. Cerd{\'a}-Dur{\'a}n and J. Clark and M. Favata and L. Finn and C. Fryer and B. Giacomazzo and Jos{\'e} A. Gonz{\'a}lez and M. Hendry and I. Heng and S. Hild and N. Johnson-McDaniel and P. Kalmus and S. Klimenko and Shiho Kobayashi and K. Kokkotas and P. Laguna and L. Lehner and J. Levin and S. Liebling and A. MacFadyen and I. Mandel and S. M{\'a}rka and Z. M{\'a}rka and D. Neilsen and P. O’Brien and R. Perna and H. Pfeiffer and J. Read and C. Reisswig and C. Rodriguez and M. Ruffert and E. Schnetter and A. Searle and P. Shawhan and D. Shoemaker and A. Soderberg and U. Sperhake and P. Sutton and N. Tanvir and M. Wąs and S. Whitcomb},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
Interferometric detectors will very soon give us an unprecedented view of the gravitational-wave sky, and in particular of the explosive and transient Universe. Now is the time to challenge our theoretical understanding of short-duration gravitational-wave signatures from cataclysmic events, their connection to more traditional electromagnetic and particle astrophysics, and the data analysis techniques that will make the observations a reality. This paper summarizes the state of the art, future… Expand

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