Discovering the Kerr and Kerr-Schild metrics

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Kerr, Roy P.
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An historical account of the reasoning that led to the discovery of the Kerr and Kerr-Schild metrics in 1963-1964, and their physical interpretation as rotating black holes, is presented.
Comment: 34 pages, 2 figures, cupbook.cls. To appear in "The Kerr Spacetime", Eds D.L. Wiltshire, M. Visser and S.M. Scott, Cambridge Univ. Press
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General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
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