Black Holes and Relativistic Stars

Wald Robert M
A comprehensive summary of progress made during the past decade on the theory of black holes and relativistic stars, this collection includes discussion of structure and oscillations of relativistic stars, the use of gravitational radiation detectors, observational evidence for black holes, cosmic censorship, numerical work related to black hole collisions,... Read More
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A comprehensive summary of progress made during the past decade on the theory of black holes and relativistic stars, this collection includes discussion of structure and oscillations of relativistic stars, the use of gravitational radiation detectors, observational evidence for black holes, cosmic censorship, numerical work related to black hole collisions, the internal structure of black holes, black hole thermodynamics, information loss and other issues related to the quantum properties of black holes, and recent developments in the theory of black holes in the context of string theory.

Volume contributors: Valeria Ferrari, John L. Friedman, James B. Hartle, Stephen W. Hawking, Gary T. Horowitz, Werner Israel, Roger Penrose, Martin J. Rees, Rafael D. Sorkin, Saul A. Teukolsky, Kip S. Thorne, and Robert M. Wald.

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Publisher University of Chicago Press
ISBN-10 0226870340
ISBN-13 9780226870342
GTIN-13 9780226870342
GTIN-14 09780226870342
Series National Bureau of Economic Research Long-Term Factors in Ec
Author Wald Robert M
Edition 2
Language Code eng
Page Count 285
Publication Date Apr 24, 1998
Dimension 6.32 in 9.37 in 0.99 in