mnemonic device: I attended a relativity seminar many years ago where the lecturer was Australian physicist Roy Kerr, eponymous discoverer of the Kerr solution (to Einstein's field equations). The most famous solution is Schwarzschild's, which describes the metric around a spherically symmetric mass. Kerr's solution describes the field around a rotating axially symmetric mass (e.g., around a star such as the sun). Partway through the seminar it became obvious Dr. Kerr was going to have a make a reference to his solution and I'm sure I was not the only attendee wondering how he was going to do it. When the time came when anyone else would have uttered the words "the Kerr solution", Dr. Kerr said "the spinning Schwarzschild solution". Bryce Dewitt spoke up, asking "I'm sorry. The what?" and Dr. Kerr relented: "oh, alright. The Kerr solution"./ the Relativity Center shared a copier with the Center for Particle Theory// one bin for copy machine errors was labeled "relatively bad copies"/// and the other "particularly bad copies"/V ha ha
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