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Gravitational waves

  1. Jul 27, 2012 #1
    What speed do gravitational waves travel in matter. Is it a little less than c. Are their certain objects that slow it down a lot.
     
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  4. Jul 27, 2012 #3
    thanks for the response
     
  5. Jul 27, 2012 #4
    Also, note that gravitational waves always propagate at the speed of light in a vacuum.
     
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