Kerr solution found to describe a spinning black hole

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Historical Context Note


Robert Boyer (?), Richard Lindquist (?), Brandon Carter (1942-) and Roger Penrose (1931-) discover that the Kerr solution describes a spinning black hole

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Citation:
Editors. "Kerr solution found to describe a spinning black hole". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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