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Gravitational Waves by Alessandra Buonanno

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Gravitational Waves
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 50

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Gravitational-wave (GW) science has entered a new era. Theoretically, the last years have been characterized by numerous major advances. These lectures are envisioned to be an introductory, basic course in gravitational-wave physics.

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