LISA, Einstein and the dark side

Seminars | Friday, October 11, 2019 | 16:30:00
Stefano Foffa

A new cosmological observable is introduced: the gravitational wave luminosity distance, which is accessible only to gravitational wave detectors. Such observable is in principle distinct from the photon luminosity distance, but in General Relativity the two turn out to be equal. I will discuss how present and future gravitational wave observation can place relevant constraints on this observable and thus on alternative theories of gravity.