Einstein tensor

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Einstein tensor

[′īn‚stīn ′ten·sər]
(relativity)
The tensor expressed as Eμν= Rμν-½(gμν R - 2Λ), where Rμνis the contracted curvature tensor, R is the curvature of space-time, gμνis the metric tensor, and Λ is the cosmological constant.
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