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Proceeding Paper

Black Holes in General Relativity and Beyond †

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Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, CNRS & Sorbonne Universités, UMR 7095, 98 bis bd Arago, 75014 Paris, France
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SISSA, Via Bonomea 265, 34136 Trieste, Italy
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IFPU—Institute for Fundamental Physics of the Universe, Via Beirut 2, 34014 Trieste, Italy
Presented at the Recent Progress in Relativistic Astrophysics, Shanghai, China, 6–8 May 2019.
Proceedings 2019, 17(1), 1; https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2019017001
Published: 14 June 2019
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of Recent Progress in Relativistic Astrophysics)

Abstract

The recent detections of gravitational waves from binary systems of black holes are in remarkable agreement with the predictions of General Relativity. In this pedagogical mini-review, I go through the physics of the different phases of the evolution of black hole binary systems, providing a qualitative physical interpretation of each one of them. I also briefly describe how these phases would be modified if gravitation were described by a theory extending or deforming General Relativity, or if the binary components turned out to be more exotic compact objects than black holes.

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