Space, Time, and Gravity: The Theory of the Big Bang and Black Holes / Edition 2

Space, Time, and Gravity: The Theory of the Big Bang and Black Holes / Edition 2

by Robert M. Wald
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0226870286

ISBN-13: 9780226870281

Pub. Date: 05/28/1992

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Provides the general reader with an elementary but scientifically sound introduction to such fascinating topics as the theory of the big-bang origin of the universe and the nature of black holes.

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Provides the general reader with an elementary but scientifically sound introduction to such fascinating topics as the theory of the big-bang origin of the universe and the nature of black holes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226870281
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
05/28/1992
Edition description:
1
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Preface to First Edition
1. The Geometry of Space and Time
2. Special Relativity
3. General Relativity
4. Implications for Cosmology: The "Big Bang"
5. The Evolution of Our Universe
6. Stellar Evolution
7. Gravitational Collapse to Black Holes
8. Energy Extraction from Black Holes
9. The Astrophysics of Black Holes
10. Quantum Particle Creation near Black Holes
Appendix
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index

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