Damour made the theoretical prediction (Buonanno-Damour 98, see Damour 10) of the gravitational wave-signal emitted by inspiralling relativistic binaries which has later been observed by LIGO.
On U-duality:
Thibault Damour, Marc Henneaux, Hermann Nicolai, $E(10)$ and a ‘small tension expansion’ of M
theory_, Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 221601 (2002) (arXiv:hep-th/0207267);
Thibault Damour, Quantum supersymmetric Bianchi IX Cosmology and its hidden Kac-Moody Structure, talk at Gravitation, Solitons and Symmetries (pdf)
On prediction of gravitational wave profiles emitted by black hole relativistic binaries (as later detected by LIGO:
Thibault Damour, Gravitational Waves from Coalescing Binary Black Holes: Theoretical and Experimental Challenges, talk in Munich, 2010 (web, youtube)
Alessandra Buonanno, Thibault Damour, Effective one-body approach to general relativistic two-body dynamics, Phys.Rev. D59 (1999) 084006 (arXiv:gr-qc/9811091)
Alessandra Buonanno, Thibault Damour, Binary black holes coalescence: transition from adiabatic inspiral to plunge, IX Marcel Grossmann Meeting in Rome, July 2000 (arXiv:gr-qc/0011052)
Thibault Damour, Alessandro Nagar, An improved analytical description of inspiralling and coalescing black-hole binaries, Phys.Rev.D79:081503,2009 (arXiv:0902.0136)
Thibault Damour, Alessandro Nagar, A new analytic representation of the ringdown waveform of coalescing spinning black hole binaries, 10.1103/PhysRevD.90.024054 (arXiv:1406.0401)
Thibault Damour, Gravitational Waves and Binary Systems, talk at IHES, Feb 2016 (video recording)
Thibault Damour, High-energy gravitational scattering and the general relativistic two-body problem, Phys. Rev. D 97, 044038 (2018) (arXiv:1710.10599)
Donato Bini, Thibault Damour, Gravitational spin-orbit coupling in binary systems at the second post-Minkowskian approximation, Phys. Rev. D 98, 044036 (2018) (arXiv:1805.10809)
Thibault Damour, On the gravitational interaction of spinning bodies, talk at Souriau2019 (video recording)
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