Eligible lecture of the module „Advanced Astronomy and Astrophysics“ (Physics / Master). Open also for all students with interest in astronomy and astrophysics.
Basic knowledge in Physics and Mathematics. Knowledge of the physics / B.Sc. Module „Einführung in die Astronomie und Astrophysik“ advised.
Overview of Gravitational-Wave Science; Summary of the most important points of General Relativity; Weak Gravitational Waves in Flat Spacetime; Propagation of Gravitational Waves Through Curved Spacetime; Slow-Motion Sources in Curved Spacetime; Generation of GWs in nature: Gravitational Wave Astronomy