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Geodesic Equations for the Schwarzschild Metric
Author

William Collins
Organization: US Naval Research Lab (retired)
Department: Space Systems Division
Revision date

2006-05-02
Description

Using MathTensor(Parker&Christensen) the geodesic equations and the constants of the motion for the Schwarzschild metric are developed.
Subjects

*Science > Physics > Astrophysics
*Science > Physics > Relativity Theory
Keywords

Relativity, Black Holes, Schwarzschild
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*MathTensor   [in Technical Notes]
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