Black Holes and the Universe

Black Holes and the Universe


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A guide to the nature and importance of the galaxy's most condensed state of matter reveals the cosmic significance of the black hole phenomena in the context of an expanding universe.

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ISBN-13: 9780521366830
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/29/1990
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Black Holes: 1. What is a black hole?; 2. Around a black hole; 3. A gravitational abyss as an energy source; 4. The search for black holes; 5. Black holes and quanta; Part II. To The Bounds Of Infinity: 1. The Universe after the explosion; 2. Mechanics of the Universe; 3. The hot Universe; 4. Neutrino Universe or '... ino' Universe?; 5. At the frontiers of the known; Conclusion.

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