A Contribution from Richard White

Richard White





Note: The following narration was produced by Richard White in response to a request from the British Broadcasting Company. They were preparing a larger retrospective featuring Stephen Hawking. The work White discusses is connected with the first computer calculation ever done that treated the phenomenon now known as "Black Holes." As such, it is an important artifact of computational history, and certainly worthy of consideration independently of other aspects in the developments within Relativistic Astrophysics.




Genesis

Motivation

Conventional Wisdom (an oxymoron)

Richard White

First Computer Calculations

The Neutrino Prediction

Switching to Einstein's Physics

Black Holes

Confirmation






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