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Schwarzschild spacetime

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Gravity

Physics

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theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Contents

Idea

The spacetime that describes a black hole with a given mass. And nothing else.

Described for instance by Kruskal–Szekeres coordinates.

black hole spacetimesvanishing angular momentumpositive angular momentum
vanishing chargeSchwarzschild spacetimeKerr spacetime
positive chargeReissner-Nordstrom spacetimeKerr-Newman spacetime

References

Revised on March 25, 2016 04:05:49 by Urs Schreiber (195.37.209.180)