Stressless Schwarzschild

Research Article

Abstract

This self-contained pedagogical simple explicit 6-step derivation of the Schwarzschild solution, in “\(3 + 1\)” formulation and conformal spatial gauge, (almost) avoids all affinity, curvature and index gymnastics.

Keywords

Analytical GR 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lauritsen LaboratoryCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA
  2. 2.Physics DepartmentBrandeis UniversityWalthamUSA

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