# Visualizing Interstellar's Wormhole

@article{James2015VisualizingIW, title={Visualizing Interstellar's Wormhole}, author={Oliver James and Eug{\'e}nie von Tunzelmann and Paul Franklin and Kip S. Thorne}, journal={American Journal of Physics}, year={2015}, volume={83}, pages={486-499} }

Christopher Nolan's science fiction movie Interstellar offers a variety of opportunities for students in elementary courses on general relativity theory. This paper describes such opportunities, including: (i) At the motivational level, the manner in which elementary relativity concepts underlie the wormhole visualizations seen in the movie; (ii) At the briefest computational level, instructive calculations with simple but intriguing wormhole metrics, including, e.g., constructing embedding…

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