Black Holes: The Key to Understanding the Universe

FREE Shipping

Black Holes: The Key to Understanding the Universe

Black Holes: The Key to Understanding the Universe

RRP: £99
Price: £9.9
£9.9 FREE Shipping

In stock

We accept the following payment methods


This is most likely a 5* book, but I’m only rating it on my own reading experience (including my obvious ignorance to space stuff). It's a great shame, because the cutting-edge ideas delivered, however imperfectly, in the book are fascinating and profound. Whether on stage, television or in a podcast, Brian Cox is one of the most approachable science popularisers alive today. Perhaps it is inevitable that human beings will encounter enchantment when they commit to exploring the sublime.

Anyway, the two particles would be entangled, and one of them escapes, while the other one remains inside the hole. of their book sales based on Hawking’s formula) because one of the highlights of this book is the scattering of equations that are accompanied by careful explanation and insight.To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.

They are naturally occurring objects, the inevitable creations of gravity when too much matter collapses into not enough space. He is best known to the public as a science broadcaster and presenter of the highly popular BBC2 series Wonders of the Solar System. He is best known to the public as the presenter of a number of science programmes for the BBC, boosting the popularity of subjects such as astronomy; so is a science popularizer, and science communicator. It’s a nice book, even though it really lacked the explanatory power of “ The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen”, which I loved.In the 1930s, the proud Indian, the scientist from Chennai, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar developed the concept of the "Chandrasekhar limit," which describes the maximum mass that a white dwarf star can achieve without collapsing into a neutron star or a black hole.

However, the Cambridge-Manchester commute is killer, and I have somewhat spotty Physics marks from prior attempts. E (my level of enlightenment) was indeed directly related to the mass M (or density of my brain) multiplied by C squared (where C is the speed of light). Overall, "Black Holes" is a great introduction to the topic and a fascinating read for both science enthusiasts and general readers alike. It doesn't appear to have any moving parts at all, so immediately back in the 1970s, there was a sign that there may be something deeper to black holes.This is one reason why it is vital that we continue to support the most esoteric scientific endeavours. It started off very basic, simple enough for most educated readers to follow along, but around 30% it really got into the science of black holes and the space around them. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

  • Fruugo ID: 258392218-563234582
  • EAN: 764486781913
  • Sold by: Fruugo

Delivery & Returns


Address: UK
All products: Visit Fruugo Shop