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Black Holes and Time Warps Einstein's Outrageous Legacy

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ISBN-10: 0393312763

ISBN-13: 9780393312768

Edition: 1994

Authors: Kip S. Thorne, Frederick Seitz, Stephen Hawking

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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/17/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm. He spent his childhood in Munich where his family owned a small machine shop. By the age of twelve, Einstein had taught himself Euclidean Geometry. His family moved to Milan, where he stayed for a year, and he used it as an excuse to drop out of school, which bored him. He finished secondary school in Aarau, Switzerland and entered the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. Einstein graduated in 1900, by studying the notes of a classmate since he did not attend his classes out of boredom, again. His teachers did not like him and would not recomend him for a position in the University. For two years, Einstein worked as a substitute…    

Foreward
Introduction
Preface
A voyage among the Holes
The Relativity of Space and Time
The Warping of Space and Time
Black Holes Discovered and Rejected
The Mystery of the White Dwarfs
Implosion Is Compulsory
Implosion to What?
The Golden Age
The Search
Serendipity
Ripples of Curvature
What Is Reality?
Black Holes Evaporate
Inside Black Holes
Wormholes and Time Machines
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Characters
Chronology
Glossary
Notes
Bibliography
People Index
Subject Index