A nonintegrable model in general relativity

Richard B Moeckel

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The geodesic flow of a perturbation of the Schwarzschild metric is shown to possess a chaotic invariant set. The perturbed meric is a relativistic analogue of Hill's problem in classical celestial mechanics in that is models the effects of a distant third body.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)415-430
Number of pages16
JournalCommunications in Mathematical Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Nov 1 1992

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