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Frame dragging by a black hole

  1. Dec 16, 2003 #1
    I just read in a popular magazine about the satellite to be launched in order to measure the frame dragging by a spinning earth as predicted by General Relativity. Can some one tell or give me a reference for the frame dragging expected for a black hole, either spinning or not?
     
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  3. Dec 16, 2003 #2

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  4. Dec 17, 2003 #3
    Static frame for non-spinning black hole

    From your reference I then presume that for a static black hole, the frames are also static??
     
  5. Dec 17, 2003 #4

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    Re: Static frame for non-spinning black hole

    If by static you mean not rotating then yes. A schwarzschild black hole would not drag frames, but any rotating massive object (like the earth) would.
     
  6. Dec 17, 2003 #5
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    By static I am also asking if the frame is fixed with respect to the event horizon, or is there inward or outward radial movement of the frame? Thanks for you patience.
     
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    Ah, you mean growing in size? I don't know of any results on that.
     
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