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Penrose Diagram

  1. Jun 24, 2009 #1
    Hey. I was hoping that someone(s) could give me some explanation and insight into the Penrose Diagram shown below. Any links to good sites would be great, as I have not found what I am looking for.

    I guess, one of the things I am really wondering is: why is there a circular like distortion in the center? But in order to understand that, I assume I would need to understand the whole premise of the idea, so..

    Penrose.png

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. Jun 24, 2009 #2

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