Lecture: Monday, 14-16 pm, Philosophenweg 12, kleiner Hörsaal
NOTE: lecture on 13/06/16 will NOT take place
Gravitational waves are wave-like solutions of the Einstein field equations that propagate as ripples of the space-time. Their existence was predicted soon after Einstein formulated his theory of General Relativity. Only recently, in September 2015 gravitational waves were detected for the first time. This measurement proved the existence of gravitational waves and the existence of black-hole binaries which merge. The course will cover the following topics:
You can access the slides here.