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Visualizing metric

  1. May 20, 2015 #1
    Hi,
    I was wondering if there's any way to plot/visualize a metric (mostly the spatial part). I want to see how the robertson-walker metric differs from a rotating rw-metric;
    \begin{align}
    ds^2=-(1-\omega^2a^2r^2\sin^2\theta)dt^2+a^2[\frac{dr^2}{1-kr^2}+r^2d\theta^2+r^2\sin^2\theta d\phi^2]-2\omega a^2 r^2\sin^2\theta d\phi dt.
    \end{align}
    Does anyone know if it can be done in matlab or maple (and how)?
     
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  3. May 20, 2015 #2

    PeterDonis

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    Where is this metric coming from?
     
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