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Space, Time and Gravity : Theory of the Big Bang and Black Holes - Robert M. Wald

Space, Time and Gravity

Theory of the Big Bang and Black Holes

Paperback Published: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9780226870298
Number Of Pages: 164

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Writing for the general reader or student, Wald has completely revised and updated this highly regarded work to include recent developments in black hole physics and cosmology. "Nature" called the first edition "a very readable and accurate account of modern relativity physics for the layman within the unavoidable constraint of almost no mathematics. . . . A well written, entertaining and authoritative book."

Preface to First Edition
The Geometry of Space and Time
Special Relativity
General Relativity
Implications for Cosmology: The "Big Bang"
The Evolution of Our Universe
Stellar Evolution
Gravitational Collapse to Black Holes
Energy Extraction from Black Holes
The Astrophysics of Black Holes
Quantum Particle Creation near Black Holes
Suggestions for Further
Reading Index
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ISBN: 9780226870298
ISBN-10: 0226870294
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 164
Published: 1st January 1992
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.34  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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