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General Relativity, Einstein & All That

Tristan Hubsch
Organization: Howard University
Department: Physics and Astronomy
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Given the coordinate N-vector and a metric (N x N matrix), the package defines "functions" which return the inverse metric, the Christoffel connection, the Riemann, Ricci and Einstein tensors, the Ricci scalar and the tensor-squares of the Ricci and Riemann tensors. The tensors are consistent with the standard notation of Misner, Thorn & Wheeler. Entering "helpGREAT" will list the available "function" names, and entering "?Function" will produce a brief description of the requested "Function".

*Science > Physics > Relativity Theory
*Wolfram Technology > Application Packages > Applications from Independent Developers > MathTensor
*Wolfram Technology > Application Packages > Applications from Independent Developers > Tensors in Physics

linear algebra, Einstein Tensor, Physics, matrix, vector, matrix operations, schwarzschild metric, general relativity, vacuum field equations, kerr-newman metric, kerr newman metric, black hole, black-hole, branes, brane-worlds
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