# Killing vectors

Hi All,

Given a space-time metric, is there a way to calculate its Killing vectors?

Thanks,

Daniel Volinski

Killing vectors

Hi All,

Given a space-time metric, is there a way to calculate its Killing vectors?

Thanks,

Daniel Volinski

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Sage Manifolds should do that, see for example :

- https://nbviewer.jupyter.org/github/s...
- https://nbviewer.jupyter.org/github/s...
- https://nbviewer.jupyter.org/github/s...

Though those examples seem to check that some vector fields are Killing vector, there should be way to ask Sage to solve the differential equation.

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Thank you for those excellent examples but, as you mentioned above, I precisely need "the way to ask Sage to solve the differential equation". May be somebody already solve this problem...

Thanks,

Daniel

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