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Title: Gravitational waves from binary black holes
Authors: Iyer, B.R.
Keywords: Gravitational waves
binary black holes
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore.
Citation: Pramana, 2011, Vol.77, p119
Abstract: It is almost a century since Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves as one of the consequences of his general theory of relativity. A brief historical overview including Chandrasekhar’s contribution to the subject is first presented. The current status of the experimental search for gravitational waves and the attendant theoretical insights into the two-body problem in general relativity arising from computations of gravitational waves from binary black holes are then broadly reviewed.
Description: Open Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4075
ISSN: 0304-4289
Alternative Location: http://www.ias.ac.in/pramana/v77/p119/abs.htm
Copyright: 2011 Indian Academy of Sciences
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