Roy Kerr

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New Zealand mathematician and bridge player

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According to Wikipedia, Roy Patrick Kerr is a New Zealand mathematician who discovered the Kerr geometry, an exact solution to the Einstein field equation of general relativity. His solution models the gravitational field outside an uncharged rotating massive object, including a rotating black hole. His solution to Einstein's equations predicted spinning black holes before they were discovered.

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Roy Kerr's Published Works

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