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Homework Help: Calculate metric tensor in terms of Mass

  1. Jan 10, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Suppose everything is moving slowly, How can we find the metric tensor in GR in terms of the mass contained.

    2. Relevant equations
    I understand in case of everything moving slowly only below equation is relevant -

    R00 - ½g00R = 8πGT00 = 8πGmc2

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Jan 15, 2015 #2
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  4. Jan 20, 2015 #3


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    If you still have not solved this...

    Look in your text for the slow-motion weak-field limit of GR. Alternatively, look for the Schwarzschild solution and how the mass of the central object is related through this solution to the Schwarzschild radius.
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