Stressless Schwarzschild

Research Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10714-013-1615-9

Cite this article as:
Deser, S. Gen Relativ Gravit (2014) 46: 1615. doi:10.1007/s10714-013-1615-9


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.


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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