In general 4d space time, the Riemann tensor has 20 independent components.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

However, in a more symmetric metric, does the number of independent components reduce? Specifically, for the Schwartzchild metric, how many IC does the corresponding Riemann tensor have?

(I think it is 4, but I cannot find a source to confirm this)

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# No. of Independent Components of Riemann Tensor in Schwartzchild Metric

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