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written by Wolfgang Christian, Mario Belloni, and Anne Cox
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The GR Schwarzschild Particle Exploding program simulates orbits of objects emitted in an explosion near a black hole using the Schwarzschild metric. The default setting is an explosion with an r-coordinate value of 6.0. The user can input the energy of the exploding masses and see the effective potential of any of the orbiters.

GR Schwarzschild Particle Exploding 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_particle_exploding.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
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2008 Wolfgang Christian
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PACSs:
01.50.hv
04.20.-q
07.05.Tp
Keywords:
black hole, general relativity, geodesic, relativistic orbits
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created May 23, 2008 by Anne Cox
Record Updated:
August 22, 2009 by Gregory Comer
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W. Christian, M. Belloni, and A. Cox, Computer Program GR SCHWARZSCHILD PARTICLE EXPLODING PROGRAM (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7231&DocID=400).
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W. Christian, M. Belloni, and A. Cox, Computer Program GR SCHWARZSCHILD PARTICLE EXPLODING PROGRAM (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7231&DocID=400>.
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Christian, W., Belloni, M., & Cox, A. (2008). GR Schwarzschild Particle Exploding Program [Computer software]. Retrieved October 24, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7231&DocID=400
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Christian, W, M. Belloni, and A. Cox. "GR Schwarzschild Particle Exploding Program." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7231&DocID=400 (accessed 24 October 2014).
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Christian, Wolfgang, Mario Belloni, and Anne Cox. GR Schwarzschild Particle Exploding Program. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 24 Oct. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7231&DocID=400>.
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The General Relativity (GR) Package contains curricular materials for the teaching of general relativity using the GR Schwarzschild Particle Exploding Program.

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