text Einstein's monsters : the life and times of black holes
An astronomer answers questions on the cutting edge of astrophysics to explore the science of black holes and their role in theoretical physics, from Einstein's equations of general relativity to testing string theory.
- Evidence for black holes, large and small. The heart of darkness -- Black holes from star death -- Supermassive black holes -- Gravitational engines -- Black holes, past, present, and future. The lives of black holes -- Black holes as tests of gra... Read more
- xix, 295 pages : illustrations, portraits, charts ; 25 cm
- W. W. Norton & Company 2019