Generating perfect fluid spheres in general relativity

  title={Generating perfect fluid spheres in general relativity},
  author={P. Boonserm and M. Visser and S. Weinfurtner},
  journal={Physical Review D},
Ever since Karl Schwarzschild's 1916 discovery of the spacetime geometry describing the interior of a particular idealized general relativistic star--a static spherically symmetric blob of fluid with position-independent density--the general relativity community has continued to devote considerable time and energy to understanding the general-relativistic static perfect fluid sphere. Over the last 90 years a tangle of specific perfect fluid spheres has been discovered, with most of these… Expand

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