# Spacetime Embedding Diagrams for Black Holes

@article{Marolf1998SpacetimeED, title={Spacetime Embedding Diagrams for Black Holes}, author={Donald Marolf}, journal={General Relativity and Gravitation}, year={1998}, volume={31}, pages={919-944} }

We show that the 1 + 1 dimensional reduction(i.e., the radial plane) of the Kruskal black hole canbe embedded in 2 + 1 Minkowski spacetime and discuss howfeatures of this spacetime can be seen from theembedding diagram. The purpose of this work iseducational: The associated embedding diagrams may beuseful for explaining aspects of black holes to studentswho are familiar with special relativity, but notgeneral relativity.

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