Riemann normal coordinates

Around every point of a Riemannian manifold there is a coordinate system such that the Levi-Civita connection of the metric pulled back to these coordinates vanishes *at that point*. (Notice that the Riemann curvature will not in general vanish even at that point).

- Wikipedia,
*Normal coordinates*

Created on September 10, 2012 02:10:56
by Urs Schreiber
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