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Schwarzschild spacetime

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Idea

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

Described for instance by Kruskal–Szekeres coordinates.

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References

In higher dimensions:

  • F.R. Tangherlini, Schwarzschild field in nn dimensions and the dimensionality of space problem, Nuovo Cim. 27 (1963) 636.

  • R.C. Myers and M.J. Perry, Black holes in higher dimensional space-times, Ann. Phys. (NY) 172 (1986) 304.

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