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

Impey, Chris, (author.).
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  • 10 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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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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