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The GR Schwarzschild Time uses the Schwarzschild metric to show the local time at points near a black hole in comparison to the time measured by a faraway observer. It also shows sinusoidal signals emitted from nearby points as recorded by a local (shell) observer. The default configuration is three observers near a black hole. GR Schwarzschild Time is part of a suite of Open Source Physics programs that model aspects of General Relativity. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double clicking the gr_schwarzschild_time.jar file will run the program if Java is installed. Other programs provide additional visualizations. They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or General Relativity.

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  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

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Informal Education,time dilation,Relativity,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Fundamentals,metric,general relativity,Undergraduate (Lower Division),General Relativity,Higher Education,Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905120054494T,Astronomy,Physics,Black Holes

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