Space, Time and Gravity: Theory of the Big Bang and Black Holes

Space, Time and Gravity: Theory of the Big Bang and Black Holes

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By (author) Robert M. Wald

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  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Format: Paperback | 164 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 198mm x 13mm | 204g
  • Publication date: 29 May 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Chicago, IL
  • ISBN 10: 0226870294
  • ISBN 13: 9780226870298
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: x, 154 p., 2 halftones, 28 line drawings
  • Sales rank: 678,670

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In this clearly written work, Robert Wald provides the general reader with an elementary but scientifically sound introduction to such fascinating topics as the theory of the big-bang origin of the universe and the nature of black holes. Wald has now revised and updated the highly regarded first edition of "Space, Time, and Gravity, " taking into account recent developments in black hole physics, astrophysics, and cosmology.

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Robert M. Wald is professor of the Enrico Fermi Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Chicago.

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Provides the general reader with an elementary but scientifically sound introduction to such fascinating topics as the theory of the big-bang origin of the universe and the nature of black holes.