# Gravitational collapse with non-vanishing tangential stresses: II. A laboratory for cosmic censorship experiments

@article{Magli1997GravitationalCW, title={Gravitational collapse with non-vanishing tangential stresses: II. A laboratory for cosmic censorship experiments}, author={Giulio Magli}, journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity}, year={1997}, volume={15}, pages={3215-3228} }

The general exact solution describing the dynamics of anisotropic elastic spheres supported only by tangential stresses is reduced to a quadrature using Ori's mass-area coordinates. This leads to the explicit construction of the root equation governing the nature of the central singularity. Using this equation, we formulate and motivate on physical grounds a conjecture on the nature of this singularity. The conjecture covers a large sector of the space of initial data; roughly speaking, it… Expand

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