Relativity and Cosmology


Black Holes in the Present Tense.

Authors: G.N.N.Martin

General relativity does not offer a meaning to ‘at the same time in a different place’. This paper examines what might be implied or inferred from the use of the present tense. I start by looking at Schwarzschild space to show that the oft made statement that “There is a singularity at the centre of a black hole” is misleading. I use this as a starting point for exploring the notion of a moment in time.

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[v1] 2018-06-28 15:29:38

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