Black Holes: A Very Short Introduction
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- Edition: 1st
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 02/01/2016
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Professor Katherine Blundell looks at the seemingly paradoxical, mysterious, and intriguing phenomena of black holes. Outlining their nature and characteristics, both those resulting from the spectacular collapse of heavy stars, and the giant black holes found at the centres of galaxies, she separates scientific fact from science fiction, and demonstrates the important role they play in the cosmos.
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