General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 335–342 | Cite as

Causality violation in the Kerr metric

  • F. de Felice
  • M. Calvani
Research Articles


The conjecture that geodesics in the Kerr matric witha > m cannot violate causality in the sense of meeting a turning point before making up for lost time, is found to be untrue for null geodesics.


Differential Geometry Null Geodesic Causality Violation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. de Felice
    • 1
  • M. Calvani
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisica “G. Galilei,”Universita'di PadovaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di AstronomiaUniversita' di PadovaItaly

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