Alternative space-time for the point mass

  title={Alternative space-time for the point mass},
  author={Leonard S. Abrams},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  • L. S. Abrams
  • Published 15 November 1979
  • Materials Science
  • Physical Review D
Schwarzschild's actual exterior solution (${g}_{\mathrm{S}}$) is resurrected, and together with the manifold ${M}_{0}={R}^{4}\ensuremath{-}{r=0}$ is shown to constitute a space-time possessing all the properties historically thought to be required of a point mass. On the other hand, the metric (${g}_{\mathrm{DW}}$) that today is ascribed to Schwarzschild, but which was in fact first obtained by Droste and Weyl, is shown to give rise to a space-time that is neither equivalent to Schwarzschild's… 

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