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written by Wolfgang Christian, Mario Belloni, and Anne Cox
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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.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
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Astronomy
- Fundamentals
= Relativity
Relativity
- General Relativity
= Black Holes
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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PACSs:
01.50.hv
04.20.-q
07.05.Tp
Keywords:
general relativity, metric, time dilation
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Metadata instance created May 23, 2008 by Anne Cox
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August 22, 2009 by Gregory Comer
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W. Christian, M. Belloni, and A. Cox, Computer Program GR SCHWARZSCHILD TIME PROGRAM (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7233&DocID=406).
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W. Christian, M. Belloni, and A. Cox, Computer Program GR SCHWARZSCHILD TIME PROGRAM (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7233&DocID=406>.
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Christian, W., Belloni, M., & Cox, A. (2008). GR Schwarzschild Time Program [Computer software]. Retrieved November 27, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7233&DocID=406
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Christian, W, M. Belloni, and A. Cox. "GR Schwarzschild Time Program." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7233&DocID=406 (accessed 27 November 2014).
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Christian, Wolfgang, Mario Belloni, and Anne Cox. GR Schwarzschild Time Program. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 27 Nov. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7233&DocID=406>.
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