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Einstein's monsters : the life and times of black holes / Chris Impey.

Impey, Chris, (author.).
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  • 2 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler 523.8 IMP (Text) 34044000964153 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch SCIENCE SPACE Impey (Text) 37516002042572 Adult New Book Shelf-Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 523.887 IMP (Text) 37323005365864 NEW-BKS In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 523.8875 Impey (Text) 31208912613009 new non-fiction Checked out 12/08/2018
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 523.8875 IMP (Text) 31951004357395 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 12/04/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781324000938
  • ISBN: 1324000937
  • Physical Description: xix, 295 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-282) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Evidence for black holes, large and small. The heart of darkness -- Black holes from star death -- Supermassive black holes -- Gravitational engines -- Black holes, past, present, and future. The lives of black holes -- Black holes as tests of gravity --Seeing with gravity eyes -- The fate of black holes.
Summary, etc.:
An astronomer answers questions on the cutting edge of astrophysics to explore the science of black holes and their role in theoretical physics, from Einstein's equations of general relativity to testing string theory.
Subject: Black holes (Astronomy) > Popular works.
Gravitation > Popular works.

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