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Speed of gravity

  1. Feb 4, 2012 #1
    Can you advice a good list of real experiments related to speed of gravity?

    And here is simple thought experiment:

    version 1 with Shapiro delay
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    (source of gravitational and light wave)..>...................(star)
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    version 2 without Shapiro delay

    As I understand wavefront of light would look like in version 1.
    But which type of wavefront would have gravitational wave?
     
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  3. Feb 4, 2012 #2

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    Kopeikin and Formalont [http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/03110632003] [Broken] is one example. It is, however, controversial.
     
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