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May 15, 2014
Top-News LISA Pathfinder displayed for the first time at the ILA 2014 Direct detection of gravitational waves in space requires some completely new...
May 15, 2014
Papers Self-force driven motion in curved spacetimes We adopt the Dirac-Detweiler-Whiting radiative and regular effective field in curved...
Apr 29, 2014
Papers Strong Binary Pulsar Constraints on Lorentz Violation in Gravity Binary pulsars are excellent laboratories to test the building blocks of Einstein's...
Apr 28, 2014
Papers Space-borne Gravitational Wave Observatories Proceedings of the  review talk given at the Amaldi10-GRG20 conference on the progress...
Apr 27, 2014
Papers Environmental Effects for Gravitational-wave Astrophysics This article analyzes the effect of realistic astrophysical environments on the...
Apr 24, 2014
Papers Data Analysis Methods for Testing Alternative Theories of Gravity with LISA Pathfinder In this paper we present a data analysis approach applicable to the potential saddle-...
Mar 27, 2014
Papers Constraints on Einstein-Æther theory and Horava gravity from binary pulsar observations Binary pulsars are ideal to test the foundations of General Relativity, such as Lorentz...
Mar 16, 2014
Science BICEP2 - first direct evidence for the inflation of the universe observed? Provided they are confirmed by other experiments, the BICEP observations are exciting...
Dec 11, 2013
Technology Inertial Sensor Head tested successfully The Engineering Qualification Model of the Inertial Sensor Head (ISH) for LISA Pathfinder...
Nov 27, 2013
Top-News Selected: The Gravitational Universe - ESA decided on next Large Mission Concepts Selected: The Gravitational UniverseESA decided on next Large Mission Concepts The...
Oct 31, 2013
Papers The effect of baryonic streaming motions on the formation of the first supermassive black holes Observations of quasars at redshifts z ≳ 6 reveal that 109 M&sun; supermassive black...
Oct 17, 2013
Science Gravitational-Wave Limits from Pulsar Timing Constrain Supermassive Black Hole Evolution Astronomers have used an ensemble of cosmic "clock stars" to indirectly look...
Aug 29, 2013
Top-News LISA Pathfinder: from CAD models to ready-to-fly hardware Optical bench integrated into the core assembly LISA Pathfinder space mission reached...
Jun 25, 2013
Top-News Latest LISA Pathfinder hardware delivery is 'Jewel in the Crown' A team of scientists from the University of Glasgow has successfully delivered a...
May 23, 2013
Top-News ESA’s next large mission: LISA white paper submitted We have come remarkably far using light of different spectrums as our tool for observing...
May 20, 2013
Top-News LPF scheduled for launch in 2015 The LISA consortium strongly supports ESA's LISA Pathfinder (LPF) mission, whose launch...
Apr 07, 2013
Top-News Ready for launch: Heart of LISA Pathfinder space mission tested successfully The optical bench of the LISA Pathfinder (LPF) mission is currently being extensively...
Jan 18, 2013
Papers On the complementarity of pulsar timing and space laser interferometry for the individual detection of supermassive black hole binaries Gravitational waves coming from Super Massive Black Hole Binaries (SMBHBs) are targeted...
Sep 30, 2012
Papers X-ray emission from high-redshift miniquasars: self-regulating the population of massive black holes through global warming Observations of high-redshift quasars at z ≳6 imply that supermassive black holes (SMBHs...
Aug 11, 2012
Papers Breadboard model of the LISA phasemeter An elegant breadboard model of the LISA phasemeter is currently under development by a...

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