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Issue No.06 - Nov.-Dec. (2011 vol.13)
pp: 64-71
ABSTRACT
<p>General-relativistic visualization helps us understand what we could see when massive objects curve spacetime.</p>
INDEX TERMS
General relativity, visualization, scientific programming, diagrams, graphics software, general-relativistic visualization
CITATION
Thomas Müller, Daniel Weiskopf, "General-Relativistic Visualization", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.13, no. 6, pp. 64-71, Nov.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2011.105
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