Is there an error, perhaps typographical, in the famous 1939 Oppenheimer-Snyder paper "On Continued Gravitational Contraction" (Phys Rev v56 Sept 1, 1956 pp 455-459)?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Do the units balance in equation 37? The last term inside the last parantheses

##\frac{3r_0^{1/2} \tau}{2R_b^2}##

where ##r_0##, ##\tau## and ##R_b## all have units of length (or time), isn't unitless, as it should be to be subtracted from 1.

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# Unit Error in Oppenheimer-Snyder 1939 paper?

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