The first exact solution to the Einstein field equations of general relativity

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Historical Context Note

Karl Schwarzschild (1873-1916) solves the Einstein vacuum field equations for uncharged spherically symmetric systems

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Editors. "The first exact solution to the Einstein field equations of general relativity". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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