# On the center of mass in general relativity

@article{Huang2011OnTC, title={On the center of mass in general relativity}, author={Lan-Hsuan Huang}, journal={arXiv: Differential Geometry}, year={2011} }

The classical notion of center of mass for an isolated system in general relativity is derived from the Hamiltonian formulation and represented by a flux integral at infinity. In contrast to mass and linear momentum which are well-defined for asymptotically flat manifolds, center of mass and angular momentum seem less well-understood, mainly because they appear as the lower order terms in the expansion of the data than those which determine mass and linear momentum. This article summarizes some…

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