Useful resources

View the Project on GitHub niksterg/gw-group-resources

GW-group resources

IGWN install instructions


Gravitational Wave Detectors

LISA mission

GWIC-3G third-generation GW detectors

Future gravitational-wave detectors aim to probe early universe


Gravitational Wave Theory

Caltech’s GW course

Amaro-Seoane and Schutz’s GW Notes

Favata’s Gravitational Wave Resources

Gravitational Wave Data Analysis

LIGO-Virgo Compact Binary Catalogue

Gravitational Wave Open Science Center

1-OGC: Open GW catalog of binary mergers from analysis of public Advanced LIGO data

Investigating the noise residuals around the gravitational wave event GW150914

LSC Open Data Workshop #1 Exercises

LISA Data Challenge 1

Alicia Sintes’ talk

Peter Shawhan’s talk

Elena Cuoco’s page

Orphanidis’ free Signal Processing book

GW matching demonstration app

Andrew Lundgren’s talk on Data Quality for GW Detectors

Alexander Nitz’s talk on the Search for GWs

Salvatore Vitale’s talk on Methods for GW Sources

Maria Alessandra Papa’s talk on GW Data Analysis

New Studies Rescue Gravitational-Wave Signal From the Noise

General Relativity

Eric Gourgoulhon’s lectures on black holes

Numerical Relativity

Uli Sperhake’s lecture

Robert McNees’ Conventions, Definitions, Identities, and Formulas

SACRA BNS merger GW catalogue

CoRe GW catalogue and other tools


RNS Rotating Neutron Stars

CORE Computational Relativity waveforms database

Einstein Toolkit + Steve Brandt’s ET Jupyter tutorial + Theodoros Soultanis’ ET Jupyter tutorial

Canuda EdGB for ET

NRPy+/Senr + Jupyter tutorial

GREAT NS oscillation modes


Black Hole Perturbation Toolkit

qnm Kerr QNM’s with Python


PyCBC + Examples + Azure tutorials + Colab example

Bilby: A user-friendly Bayesian inference library for gravitational-wave astronomy + Paper

SageMath + book + Presentation + Interactions

SageManifolds + tutorial + Presentation

Binary Black Hole Explorer

Black Hole Rendering with SageMath

COFFEE Python Hyperbolic PDEs code + Paper1 + Paper2


Cadabra + Example + Paper

HybridTools (hybridization of BNS waveforms)

Equations of State


Sumiyoshi’s EOS collection

Matthias Hempel’s collection

Stellar Collapse EOS collection

Arizona’s EOS collection

Frank Timmes’ code collection

Elena Kantor’s lecture on Bulk and shear visosities in nuclear matter

James Lattimer’s talk on Neutron Star Observations and Their Implications for the Nuclear Equation of State

Matthias Hempel’s talk on Equation of State Effects in Core-Collapse Supernovae


Kostas Glampedakis’ lecture on Neutron star oscillations

Computational Methods

Computational Physics course at Ohio State



Jupyter notebooks + Features + Tricks + Jupyter themes + Jupyter code fonts

99 Ways to extend the Jupyter ecosystem

Scipy lectures

Dan Hammer’s ODE examples

Pweave: Scientific reports using Python

Alternative workflow to Jupyter notebooks

David Beazly’s Practical Python Programming Course

Data analysis

Machine Learning with Python: Easy and robust method to fit nonlinear data

A collection of python MCMC implementations

Slides of the School of Statistics for Astrophysics 2017: Bayesian Methodology

Astrostatistics lectures at SAMSI 2006

E. Toredo: The promise of Bayesian inference for astrophysics

Links on Bayesian method in astronomy/astrophysics

A Beginner’s Guide to Neural Networks and Deep Learning

100 Days of ML code


NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions

Version control





Other tools



Silex website builder

Pelican static websites



Sublime Text


3G Science Case Consortium Meeting


Fundamental Physics with LISA

NEB-18 Recent Developments in Gravity

Food for thought

How Holography Could Help Solve Quantum Gravity

Black Hole Firewalls Could Be Too Tepid to Burn

Dark Energy May Be Incompatible With String Theory

Are Black Holes Actually Dark Energy Stars?

Is Dark Matter Real?

Squishy or Solid? A Neutron Star’s Insides Open to Debate

How the Universe Got Its Bounce Back

The Case Against Quantum Computing

The End of Theoretical Physics As We Know It

A Fight for the Soul of Science

The present phase of stagnation in the foundations of physics is not normal

What Quantum Gravity Needs Is More Experiments

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

Experiment Reaffirms Quantum Weirdness

Closed Loophole Confirms the Unreality of the Quantum World

Theoretical physics has not gone to the dogs

Physicists finally calculated where the proton’s mass comes from

The Quantum Thermodynamics Revolution

At Multiverse Impasse, a New Theory of Scale

Why Black Hole Interiors Grow (Almost) Forever

The Year in Physics 2018

Yes, Virtual Particles Can Have Real, Observable Effects

Colliding Neutron Stars Could Settle the Biggest Debate in Cosmology

Physicists are a step closer to a theory of quantum gravity

This One Experiment Reveals More About Reality Than Any Quantum Interpretation Ever Will

Why the Laws of Physics Are Inevitable