# Schwarzschild field

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

The gravitational field (cf. Gravitation) of an isolated point body whose space-time characteristics are determined by the Schwarzschild metric.

**How to Cite This Entry:**

Schwarzschild field. D.D. Sokolov (originator),

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This text originally appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098