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A group of leading physicists--Stephen Hawking, Kip S. Thorne, Igor Novikov, Timothy Ferris, and Alan Lightman--paints a vivid portrait of the possible future of black holes, gravity holes, and time travel in six readable essays that explore the deepest mysteries of the universe. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
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9780393020229 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 2002, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A group of leading physicists--Stephen Hawking, Kip S.

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9780393324464 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 2003), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents essays that explore the deepest mysteries of the universe, including black holes, gravity holes, and time travel, by physicists Stephen Hawking, Kip S.

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Product Description: These authors ranked among the greatest astrophysicists of the 20th century, and their work is remarkable for its deep physical insights and clarity of presentation. Originally published as Volume 1 of Relativistic Astrophysics, this book explores general relativity, properties of matter under astrophysical conditions, stars, and stellar systems...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780486694245 | Reissue edition (Dover Pubns, January 1, 1997), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: These authors ranked among the greatest astrophysicists of the 20th century, and their work is remarkable for its deep physical insights and clarity of presentation.

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Product Description: Ever since Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity burst upon the world in 1915 some of the most brilliant minds of our century have sought to decipher the mysteries bequeathed by that theory, a legacy so unthinkable in some respects that even Einstein himself rejected them...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780393035056 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 1994, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Examines such phenomena as black holes, wormholes, singularities, gravitational waves, and time machines, exploring the fundamental principles that control the universe

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9780393312768 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1995), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Ever since Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity burst upon the world in 1915 some of the most brilliant minds of our century have sought to decipher the mysteries bequeathed by that theory, a legacy so unthinkable in some respects that even Einstein himself rejected them.

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9780521363044 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1994, cover price $34.50

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9780521368537 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1994, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: A pedagogical introduction to the physics of black holes. The membrane paradigm represents the four-dimemnsional spacetime of the black hole's "event horizon" as a two-dimensional membrane in three-dimensional space, allowing the reader to understand and compute the behavior of black holes in complex astrophysical environments...read more
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9780300037692 | Yale Univ Pr, September 1, 1986, cover price $57.00 | About this edition: A pedagogical introduction to the physics of black holes.

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9780300037708 | Yale Univ Pr, September 1, 1986, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A pedagogical introduction to the physics of black holes.

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