Relativity and Cosmology


On The ‘Stupid’ Paper by Fromholz, Poisson and Will

Authors: Stephen J. Crothers

In their paper titled The Schwarzschild metric: It’s the coordinates, stupid! the Authors (Fromholz, Poisson, Will, 2013) consider the so-called ‘Schwarzschild solution’ for “a vacuum, static spherical spacetime” and attempt to determine a general means by which equivalent solutions can be generated. They have however, failed to obtain this means, deriving instead by their methods only one already known equivalent form, which has no physical significance.

Comments: 19 Pages. The false arguments for the black hole adduced by Fromholz, Poisson, and Will are exposed in this paper. Mathematics is employed. Version [2] corrects some typographical anomalies.

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[v1] 2013-10-23 07:17:30
[v2] 2013-10-25 06:39:35

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