Einstein-Rosen waves

Einstein-Rosen waves

[¦īn‚stīn ¦rōz·ən ‚wāvz]
(relativity)
Gravitational waves produced by oscillating ponderable matter, along an infinitely long cylindrical axis, in an exact solution of Einstein's field equations.
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