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A New Way to See Inside Black Holes

@article{Henry2015ANW,
title={A New Way to See Inside Black Holes},
author={Richard Conn Henry and James Overduin and Kielan K. Wilcomb},
journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
year={2015}
}

Black holes are real astrophysical objects, but their interiors are hidden and can only be "observed" through mathematics. The structure of rotating black holes is typically illustrated with the help of special coordinates. But any such coordinate choice necessarily results in a distorted view, just as the choice of projection distorts a map of the Earth. The truest way to depict the properties of a black hole is through quantities that are coordinate-invariant. We compute and plot all the… Expand

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I. Introduction: Newtonian Physics and Special Relativity- 1. Relativity Principals and Gravitation 2. The Special Theory of Relativity II. The Mathematics of the General Theory of Relativity- 3.… Expand