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written by Wolfgang Christian, Mario Belloni, and Anne Cox
educational validator: Bethany Zach
The GR Embedding program displays a representation of the curvature of space near a massive object.  

GR Embedding 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_embedding.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.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Fundamentals
= Relativity
Relativity
- General Relativity
- Spacetime Fundamentals
= Curvature
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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Free access
Program released under GNU-GPL. Narrative is copyrighted.
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© 2008 Wolfgang Christian
Additional information is available.
PACSs:
01.50.hv
04.20.-q
07.05.Tp
Keywords:
black holes, curvature, general relativity
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created April 25, 2008 by Anne Cox
Record Updated:
July 14, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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April 25, 2008
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W. Christian, M. Belloni, and A. Cox, Computer Program GR EMBEDDING PROGRAM (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6942&DocID=317).
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W. Christian, M. Belloni, and A. Cox, Computer Program GR EMBEDDING PROGRAM (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6942&DocID=317>.
APA Format
Christian, W., Belloni, M., & Cox, A. (2008). GR Embedding Program [Computer software]. Retrieved September 20, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6942&DocID=317
Chicago Format
Christian, W, M. Belloni, and A. Cox. "GR Embedding Program." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6942&DocID=317 (accessed 20 September 2014).
MLA Format
Christian, Wolfgang, Mario Belloni, and Anne Cox. GR Embedding Program. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 20 Sep. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=6942&DocID=317>.
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GR Embedding Program:

Is Part Of General Relativity (GR) Package

The General Relativity (GR) Package contains curricular materials for the teaching of general relativity using the GR Embedding Program.

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