What would be the easiest way to plot a space-time curvature from a metric as a curved 2D surface. For example the Alcubierre metric would be plotted with the result as in the attached image.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The mathematical programs I have at my disposal right now are Maple, Matlab and Mathematica. I'm much more used to using the two former ones though.

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# Plotting space-time curvatures as curved 2D-surfaces

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