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Scharf, Caleb A., 1968-
Gravity's engines : how bubble-blowing black holes rule galaxies, stars, and life in the cosmos / Caleb Scharf
1st ed
New York : Scientific American/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QB843.B55 S33 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Black holes (Astronomy)
Gravity
Cosmology
Physical Description ix, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Summary "Offering a sweeping tour of fantastic physics and cosmic history, Gravity's Engines provides a view of the most fearsome places in the universe, and finally asks what it will take to see the event horizon of a black hole"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-239) and index
Contents Dark star -- A map of forever -- One hundred billion ways to the bottom -- The feeding habits of nonillion-pound gorillas -- Bubbles -- A distant siren -- Origins : part I -- Origins : part II -- There is grandeur
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