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## Rotating Black Holes

*Valeri P. Frolov and Andrei Zelnikov*

### in Introduction to Black Hole Physics

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199692293
- eISBN:
- 9780191731860
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692293.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The Chapter is devoted to rotating black holes, their properties, global structure, and study particle and light motion in their gravitational field. We introduce and explain notions of the horizon ... More

## An introduction to black holes

*Piotr T. Chruściel*

### in Geometry of Black Holes

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- December 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198855415
- eISBN:
- 9780191889233
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198855415.003.0004
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In this chapter the basics of the geometry of stationary black-hole spacetimes are presented. We start in Section 4.1 with a brief review of astrophysical black holes. We continue in Section 4.2 with ... More

## Black holes

*Ta-Pei Cheng*

### in Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology: A Basic Introduction

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199573639
- eISBN:
- 9780191722448
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573639.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Black hole is an object so compact that it is inside its event horizon: a one-way surface through which particle and light can only traverse inward, and an exterior observer cannot receive any signal ... More

## Projection diagrams

*Piotr T. Chruściel*

### in Geometry of Black Holes

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- December 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198855415
- eISBN:
- 9780191889233
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198855415.003.0007
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In this chapter we show that one can usefully represent classes of non-spherically symmetric geometries in terms of two-dimensional diagrams, called projection diagrams, using an auxiliary ... More

## Further selected solutions

*Piotr T. Chruściel*

### in Geometry of Black Holes

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- December 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198855415
- eISBN:
- 9780191889233
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198855415.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In previous chapters we presented the key notions associated with stationary black-hole spacetimes, as well as the minimal set of metrics needed to illustrate the basic features of the world of black ... More

## The Kerr solution

*Nathalie Deruelle and Jean-Philippe Uzan*

### in Relativity in Modern Physics

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- October 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198786399
- eISBN:
- 9780191828669
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198786399.003.0048
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter covers the Kerr metric, which is an exact solution of the Einstein vacuum equations. The Kerr metric provides a good approximation of the spacetime near each of the many rotating black ... More

## Geometry of Black Holes

*Piotr T. Chruściel*

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- December 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198855415
- eISBN:
- 9780191889233
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198855415.001.0001
- Subject:

There exists a large scientific literature on black holes, including many excellent textbooks of various levels of difficulty. However, most of these prefer physical intuition to mathematical rigour. ... More

## Black Holes

*David M. Wittman*

### in The Elements of Relativity

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- August 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780199658633
- eISBN:
- 9780191863653
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780199658633.003.0020
- Subject:

Black holes seem like something out of science fiction, but they are real. Now that we understand the relevant properties of gravity we can separate fact from fiction. We start by defining black ... More

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