Black Holes and the Universe

By: Novikov, Igor & Vitaly Kisin

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A bright, solid book, text unmarked. Small bump to front card cover. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8.27 X 5.51 X 0.94 inches; 176 pages; 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.

Title: Black Holes and the Universe

Author Name: Novikov, Igor & Vitaly Kisin

Categories: Astronomy,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1995

ISBN Number: 0521558700

ISBN Number 13: 9780521558709

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 16349

Keywords: Astronomy Black holes