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Schwarzschild Spacetime and Black Holes

Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat

in General Relativity and the Einstein Equations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230723
eISBN:
9780191710872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230723.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter begins with a discussion of spherically symmetric spacetimes, the Schwarzschild metric, and other coordinates. It then covers Schwarzschild spacetime, the motion of the planets and ... More


Lessons from Business

Ron Avi Astor, Linda Jacobson, Stephanie L. Wrabel, Rami Benbenishty, and Diana Pineda

in Welcoming Practices: Creating Schools that Support Students and Families in Transition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190845513
eISBN:
9780197559833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845513.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

As noted in the Hanover Research report mentioned in Chapter 3, an increase in competition among schools has led to many administrators thinking more about students ... More


The Nordström theory

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/9780198786399.003.0028
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter turns to the description of the interaction of a scalar field with particles which ‘feel’—that is, ‘charged’ particles. If the field is massless, and therefore long-range, and if the ... More


The First Solutions and the Challenge of Their Interpretation

Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn

in The Formative Years of Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's Princeton Lectures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174631
eISBN:
9781400888689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174631.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter discusses the first wave of the exploration of exact solutions to Einstein's gravitational field equations. When Einstein published the final form of the field equations in 1915, only an ... More


The Attractions of the North: Early Film Expeditions to the Exotic Snowscape

Marina Dahlquist

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines a large number of actualités - short non-fiction films from the early history of cinema - set in the Scandinavian Arctic. Exemplifying with early documentaries made by primarily ... More


Equations of motion

in Advanced General Relativity: Gravity Waves, Spinning Particles, and Black Holes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680696
eISBN:
9780191760662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680696.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

A technique for extracting the relativistic equations of motion of Schwarzschild, Reissner–Nordström, or Kerr particles moving in external fields, from the vacuum Einstein or Einstein–Maxwell field ... More


A Good Man and His Good Wife

Philip Nel

in Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036248
eISBN:
9781621030645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036248.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

On June 25, 1943, Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss got married in New London, Connecticut. In October of that year, Ruth received a contract from Harper for her first children’s book entitled A Good ... More


Harold

Philip Nel

in Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036248
eISBN:
9781621030645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036248.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In November 1954, Crockett Johnson finished dummies for Harold and the Purple Crayon. In December 1954, he received a $750 advance and a contract from Harper for the publication of the book. That ... More


New Adventures on Page and Screen

Philip Nel

in Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036248
eISBN:
9781621030645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036248.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

To find ideas for her children’s books, Ruth Krauss continued to visit the Rowayton Kindergarten and the Community Cooperative Nursery School in Connecticut. After gathering enough of the children’s ... More


Poet in the News, Cartoonist on TV

Philip Nel

in Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036248
eISBN:
9781621030645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036248.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In a January 1959 letter, Ruth Krauss announced her newfound interest in poetry. In fact, she considered stopping writing children’s books in order to immerse herself in poetry. Meanwhile, Crockett ... More


Classical field theories

Olivier Darrigol

in Physics and Necessity: Rationalist Pursuits from the Cartesian Past to the Quantum Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198712886
eISBN:
9780191781360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712886.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter develops the consequences of a specific Faradayan condition of measurability for fields: that the physically relevant properties of fields should all be testable by point-like particles. ... 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


The Schwarzschild black hole

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/9780198786399.003.0047
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the Schwarzschild black hole. It demonstrates how, by a judicious change of coordinates, it is possible to eliminate the singularity of the Schwarzschild metric and reveal a ... More


Least Action and Classical Fields

Moataz H. Emam

in Covariant Physics: From Classical Mechanics to General Relativity and Beyond

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198864899
eISBN:
9780191897313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864899.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

We present the principle of least action and see how it is used in non-relativistic point particle mechanics, relativistic point particle mechanics, general relativity, derivation of field equations ... More


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