Model universes with spherical symmetry
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Spherically symmetric universes are defined, and spherically symmetric solutions of Einstein's field equations in vacuo are explored in terms of suitable coordinates. The Kruskal metric is thus obtained in a systematic way, with possibilities of generalisation.
KeywordsField Equation Spherical Symmetry Symmetric Solution Symmetric Universe
- (1).In respect to signs, the Riemann tensor and the Ricci tensor are defined as inJ. L. Synge,Relativity: the General Theory, North-Holland, Amsterdam 1964, pp. 15–17.Google Scholar