Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 338–344 | Cite as

The interpretation of some spheroidal metrics

  • W. B. Bonnor
  • A. Sackfield


Zipoy recently studied some static gravitational fields in spheroidal coordinates, and endowed them with unfamiliar topologies. We examine three of these fields and show that they can also be interpreted as fields in space of Euclidean topology.


Neural Network Statistical Physic Complex System Nonlinear Dynamics Gravitational Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. B. Bonnor
    • 1
  • A. Sackfield
    • 1
  1. 1.Queen Elizabeth CollegeLondon

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