Gravitational Waves: Sources, Detectors and Searches
by Keith Riles
Publisher: arXiv 2012
Number of pages: 79
As the dawn of gravitational wave astronomy nears, this review, intended primarily for interested particle and nuclear physicists, describes what we have learned to date and the prospects for direct discovery of gravitational waves.
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