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The Schwarzschild Spacetime

  • Øyvind Grøn
Chapter
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 772)

This is a solution of the vacuum field equations \(E_{\mu\nu}=0\) for a static spherically symmetric spacetime. One can then choose the following form of the line element (employing units so that c=1):

Keywords

Gravitational Wave Line Element Minkowski Spacetime Christoffel Symbol Gravitational Redshift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oslo University College Faculty of EngineeringCpy Olavs PlassNorway

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