Author:Novikov, Igor & Vitaly Kisin

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Black Holes and the Universe

By: Novikov, Igor & Vitaly Kisin

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16349

ISBN: 0521558700

Condition: Very Good+


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 accoun... View more info