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}
}
  • D. Marolf
  • Published 30 June 1998
  • Physics
  • General Relativity and Gravitation
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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