GR Seeing Program Documents

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Main Document

GR Seeing Program 

written by Wolfgang Christian, Mario Belloni, and Anne Cox

The GR Seeing program The GR Seeing program simulates the path of light around a black hole using the Schwarzschild metric. It also shows a plot of the proper time and angle the light is observed by a shell observer in order to demonstrate what a shell observer would see when looking at light sources near a black-hole.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the gr_seeing.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.

GR Seeing 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.

Last Modified May 1, 2009

Supplemental Documents (2)

GR Seeing Documentation 

A pdf document that briefly describes the GR Seeing program. It describes how to use the gr_seeing.jar file and contains short tutorial exercises for use with the gr_seeing.jar file.

Published May 1, 2009
Last Modified May 1, 2009

This file is included in the full-text index.

GR Seeing Distribution 

The materials distributed in this zip file are in support of the GR Seeing program. This distribution contains the GR Seeing program, documentation, and exercises.

Published May 1, 2009
Last Modified May 1, 2009