Black Holes and the Universe (Canto Original) (Paperback)

Black Holes and the Universe (Canto Original) By Igor D. Novikov, I. D. Novikov, Novikov Igor D. Cover Image
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Igor Novikov has been hailed as Russia's answer to Stephen Hawking. In this popular account of the cosmic importance of black holes, he explores the properties and significance of these mysterious phenomena, which represent the most condensed state of matter in the Universe. Black holes are formed by the force of gravity, warping space and time, crushing stars and perhaps galaxies, too, until they fall in on themselves. Novikov's fascinating account illuminates this most enigmatic feature of our Universe with exemplary clarity, illustrated with a series of inspired cartoon drawings.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780521558709
ISBN-10: 0521558700
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: September 28th, 1995
Pages: 188
Language: English
Series: Canto Original

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