ASTR 688A, Discussion Course on Gravitational Radiation

Spring 2004

A weekly discussion of papers on gravitational radiation and its sources. Meetings are 7-8 PM on Mondays, in the new conference room CSS 1248. The first discussion will be on February 2, the second Monday of the semester. In each meeting, a volunteer or someone picked randomly will lead the discussion. Students who take this for credit will be graded P/F, based only on attendance and reasonable participation (no homework or exams).

The following is a suggested list of papers. Substitutions can be made if requested.

Basics of gravitational waves

Sources: neutron stars


Sources: black holes

Sources: other

Data analysis

Numerical relativity

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