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R=0 singularity

  1. Aug 27, 2010 #1
    Since r is time-coordinate below the horizon,
    how can you interpret that the r=0 singularity is an event at fixed time?
     
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  3. Aug 27, 2010 #2

    George Jones

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    On a standard 2-dimensional spacetime diagram in special relativity, a fixed time is a horzontal line. In spacetime, a fixed time is a spacelike hypersurface. The "r = 0" singularity in Schwarzschild spacetime is a spacelike singularity.
     
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