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Virtual Trips to Black Holes and Neutron Stars

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Author:Robert Nemiroff
Description: A published paper understandable to undergraduates: "Visual Distortions Near a Black Hole and Neutron Star," Nemiroff, R. J. 1993, American Journal of Physics, 61, 619. Gravitational Principles and Mathematics; General Description of Visual Distortion Effects; Neutron Star Trip Description with GIFs; Black Hole Trip Description with GIFs; Ultracompact Neutron Star Trip Description with GIFs. Also fantasy MPEG movies to a black hole, to a neutron star, to an ultracompact star.

Levels: College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Video, Articles
Math Topics: Differential Equations, Differential Geometry, Non-Euclidean Geometry, Astronomy, Physics

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