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The GR Kerr Stone program simulates orbits of an object in the equatorial plane near a rotating black hole using the Kerr metric. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double clicking the gr_kerr_stone.jar file will run the program if Java is installed. The default is an object initially with an r value of 3.0 near a black hole with angular momentum parameter, J/M = 0.75. GR Kerr Stone is part of a suite of Open Source Physics programs that model aspects of General Relativity. Other programs provide additional visualizations. They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or General Relativity.

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  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

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spinning black-hole,Informal Education,General Relativity,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Fundamentals,osp,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090507002327738T,Relativity,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Higher Education,Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,black-hole,Astronomy,Physics,Graduate/Professional,open source physics

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