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The Resource Black hole : how an idea abandoned by Newtonians, hated by Einstein, and gambled on by Hawking became loved, Marcia Bartusiak

Black hole : how an idea abandoned by Newtonians, hated by Einstein, and gambled on by Hawking became loved, Marcia Bartusiak

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Black hole : how an idea abandoned by Newtonians, hated by Einstein, and gambled on by Hawking became loved
Title
Black hole
Title remainder
how an idea abandoned by Newtonians, hated by Einstein, and gambled on by Hawking became loved
Statement of responsibility
Marcia Bartusiak
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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DLC
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1950-
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Bartusiak, Marcia
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Black holes (Astronomy)
  • Discoveries in science
  • Science
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Black hole : how an idea abandoned by Newtonians, hated by Einstein, and gambled on by Hawking became loved, Marcia Bartusiak
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
It is therefore possible that the largest luminous bodies in the universe may be invisible -- Newton, forgive me -- One would then find oneself . . . in a geometrical fairlyand -- There should be a law of nature to prevent a star from behaving in this absurd way! -- I'll show those bastards -- Only its gravitational field persists -- I could not have picked a more exciting time in which to become a physicist -- It was the weirdest spectrum I'd ever seen -- Why don't you call it a black hole? -- Medieval torture rack -- Whereas Stephen Hawking has such a large investment in general relativity and black holes and desires an insurance policy -- Black holes ain't so black
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 237 pages
Isbn
9780300210859
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014038950
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892620522
  • (OCoLC)ocn892620522
  • 709357
Label
Black hole : how an idea abandoned by Newtonians, hated by Einstein, and gambled on by Hawking became loved, Marcia Bartusiak
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
It is therefore possible that the largest luminous bodies in the universe may be invisible -- Newton, forgive me -- One would then find oneself . . . in a geometrical fairlyand -- There should be a law of nature to prevent a star from behaving in this absurd way! -- I'll show those bastards -- Only its gravitational field persists -- I could not have picked a more exciting time in which to become a physicist -- It was the weirdest spectrum I'd ever seen -- Why don't you call it a black hole? -- Medieval torture rack -- Whereas Stephen Hawking has such a large investment in general relativity and black holes and desires an insurance policy -- Black holes ain't so black
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 237 pages
Isbn
9780300210859
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014038950
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892620522
  • (OCoLC)ocn892620522
  • 709357

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