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Dr Becky Smethurst

A Brief History of Black Holes

€21,95

In A Brief History of Black Holes University of Oxford astrophysicist, Dr Becky Smethurst charts the scientific breakthroughs that have uncovered the weird and wonderful world of black holes, from the collapse of massive stars to the iconic first photographs of a black hole in 2019.

A cosmic tale of discovery, you’ll learn: why black holes aren’t really ‘black’, that you never ever want to be ‘spaghettified’, how black holes are more like sofa cushions than hoovers, and why beyond the event horizon, the future is a direction in space rather than in time. Full of wit and learning, this captivating book explains why black holes contain the secrets to the most profound questions about our universe

Format: Paperback
Published: 2022 in UK
Publisher:  Pan Macmillan
Pages: 288
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781529086713
ISBN 10: 152908671X

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A Brief History of Black Holes

€21,95