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The Resource Empire of the stars : obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes, Arthur I. Miller

Empire of the stars : obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes, Arthur I. Miller

Label
Empire of the stars : obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes
Title
Empire of the stars
Title remainder
obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes
Statement of responsibility
Arthur I. Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Arthur I
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB35
LC item number
.M55 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chandrasekhar, S.
  • Eddington, Arthur Stanley
  • Astrophysicists
  • Astrophysicists
  • Astrophysics
  • Black holes (Astronomy)
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Quantum theory
  • Hydrogen bomb
Label
Empire of the stars : obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes, Arthur I. Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
I: The mystery of white dwarfs -- Fatal collision -- A journey between two worlds -- Rival giants of astrophysics -- Stellar buffoonery -- Into the crucibles of nature -- Eddington's discontents -- American adventure -- An era ends -- II: Stars and bombs -- How stars shine -- Supernovae in the heavens and on earth -- How the unthinkable became thinkable -- III: What happens when stars die -- The jaws of darkness -- Shuddering before the beautiful -- Into a black hole
Control code
57243361
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 364 p.
Isbn
9780618341511
Lccn
2004060909
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Empire of the stars : obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes, Arthur I. Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
I: The mystery of white dwarfs -- Fatal collision -- A journey between two worlds -- Rival giants of astrophysics -- Stellar buffoonery -- Into the crucibles of nature -- Eddington's discontents -- American adventure -- An era ends -- II: Stars and bombs -- How stars shine -- Supernovae in the heavens and on earth -- How the unthinkable became thinkable -- III: What happens when stars die -- The jaws of darkness -- Shuddering before the beautiful -- Into a black hole
Control code
57243361
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 364 p.
Isbn
9780618341511
Lccn
2004060909
Other physical details
ill.

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