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Do gravity waves experience doppler effect?

  1. Jun 3, 2010 #1
    Will gravity waves theoretically experience a doppler effect for bodies in relative motion to the source?
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  3. Jun 4, 2010 #2


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    Yes. They are waves that travel at the speed of light so the same principle applies.
  4. Jun 4, 2010 #3
    Are you saying that waves travel at the speed of light and that this is coordinate independent? If it is not, how do you justify this claim?
  5. Jun 5, 2010 #4
    Dr Greg explained it already....
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