Celebrating the centenary of the Schwarzschild solutions

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Publication date

2016

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American Association of Physics Teachers

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Abstract

This article is a celebration of the centenary of Schwarzschild’s presentations of his external and internal solutions describing spacetime outside and inside an incompressible, spherically symmetric body. I give a review of these solutions and how they have been interpreted physically.

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  • http://hdl.handle.net/10642/4278