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Black Holes and the Universe By Igor D. Novikov

Black Holes and the Universe
by Igor D. Novikov

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Black holes are the most condensed state of matter in the universe, and this is a guide to their properties and importance. It explains the cosmic importance of black holes and shows how the force of gravity warps space and time, crushing stars and perhaps galaxies too.
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Black Holes and the Universe by Igor D. Novikov

Modern physics has shown us the immense power of black holes superstrong gravitational fields. The force of gravity warps space and time, crushing stars and perhaps galaxies too, until they fall in on themselves to form a black hole. Igor Novikov, a distinguished astrophysicist and skilled writer, explains the cosmic importance of black holes. He accounts for the physical environment of a black hole, explains how astronomers search for them, and places them in the context of the expanding universe.

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Black Holes and the Universe Reviews


."..a guide to the most intriguing form of cosmic matter discovered by modern physics and should appeal to those who love profound scientific mysteries. Also, perhaps to further underscore the book's non-technical approach to the subject at hand, the text is peppered with attractive pen-and-ink cartoons." The Strolling Astronomer

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GOR002011905
Black Holes and the Universe by Igor D. Novikov
Igor D. Novikov
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
1990-06-29
182
0521366836
9780521366830
N/A
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