The Lemaitre-Schwarzschild Problem Revisited

A. Fuzfa, J.-M. Gerard, D. Lambert

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Abstract

The Lemaitre and Schwarzschild analytical solutions for a relativistic spherical body of constant density are linked together through the use of the Weyl quadratic invariant. The critical radius for gravitational collapse of an incompressible fluid is shown to vary continuously from 9/8 of the Schwarzschild radius to the Schwarzschild radius itself while the internal pressures become locally anisotropic.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to) 1411-1422
JournalGen.Rel.Grav.
Volume34
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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