David Blair

Winthrop Professor, BSc W.Aust., PhD E.Anglia, MAIP

  • The University of Western Australia (M013), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 4.67, Physics Building, Perth campus

    6009 Perth


  • 18581 Citations
  • 62 h-Index
1992 …2023
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  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Gravitational radiation
  • Relativity, cosmology

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Projects 1995 2023

Research Output 1992 2018

A new global array of optical telescopes: The falcon telescope network

Chun, F. K. , Tippets, R. D. , Strong, D. M. , Della-Rose, D. J. , Polsgrove, D. E. , Gresham, K. C. , Reid, J. A. , Christy, C. P. , Korbitz, M. , Gray, J. , Gartin, S. , Coles, D. , Haaland, R. K. , Walker, R. , Workman, J. , Mansur, J. , Mansur, V. , Hancock, T. , Erdley, J. D. , Taylor, T. S. & 19 others Peters, R. A., Palma, C. X., Mandeville, W., Bygren, S., Randall, C., Schafer, K., McLaughlin, T., Castellón, J. L. N., Rivera, A. C. R., Larenas, H. A. C., Lambert, A., Polo, M. C., Blair, D., Gargano, M., Devlin, J., Tonello, R., Wiedemann, C., Kebschull, C. & Stoll, E., 1 Sep 2018, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 130, 991, 095003

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Can a short intervention focused on gravitational waves and quantum physics improve students' understanding and attitude?

Choudhary, R. K., Foppoli, A., Kaur, T., Blair, D. G., Zadnik, M. & Meagher, R., 1 Nov 2018, In : Physics Education. 53, 6, 065020

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16 Citations

GW170817: Implications for the Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background from Compact Binary Coalescences

LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration, 28 Feb 2018, In : Physical Review Letters. 120, 9, 091101

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Host galaxy identification for binary black hole mergers with long baseline gravitational wave detectors

Howell, E. J., Chan, M. L., Chu, Q., Jones, D. H., Heng, I. S., Lee, H. M., Blair, D., Degallaix, J., Regimbau, T., Miao, H., Zhao, C., Hendry, M., Coward, D., Messenger, C., Ju, L. & Zhu, Z. H., 1 Mar 2018, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 474, 4, p. 4385-4395 11 p.

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