LIGO Document G1601077-v2

The dawn of gravitational-wave astronomy

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LIGO-G1601077-v2
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Abstract:
The detection of the first gravitational wave signal from a binary black hole merger kicks off a new field of observational astrophysics. Here I review the detection and some of its implications for the future of astronomy.
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GW150914
Notes and Changes:
references added to slides 4, 11, 12. Wording of slide 20 tweaked.

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