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Did Rindler coin the term "Event Horizon"?

  1. Aug 18, 2014 #1
    I'm looking for proof that Wolfgang Rindler coined the term Event Horizon. I believe that it was Rindler because that's what I've heard from reliable sources, e.g.
    Thank you in advance.
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  3. Aug 18, 2014 #2
    I found out that it was indeed Rindler that coined that term. I think he coined it in his thesis. If anybody is interested in this then I'll get back with the details. Otherwise thanks for your help anyway.
  4. Aug 19, 2014 #3


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    Yes, I'd love to know the details if you find out!
  5. Aug 19, 2014 #4
    So far, as I understand it, it was in his Thesis.
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