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Black Holes: Theory and Observation

Proceedings of the 179th W.E. Heraeus Seminar Held at Bad Honnef, Germany, 18-22 August 1997 (Lecture Notes in Physics)

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    ContributionsFriedrich W. Hehl (Editor), Claus Kiefer (Editor), Ralph J.K. Metzler (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages519
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9062800M
    ISBN 103540651586
    ISBN 109783540651581


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About this book Einstein's gravitational theory predicts the existence of black holes, objects so dense that light cannot escape their gravitational field.

Several types of black hole may exist: mini black holes, stellar black holes, and supermassive black holes with millions of solar masses. This book addresses graduate students in the first place and is meant as a modern compendium to the existing texts on black hole astrophysics.

The authors present in pedagogically written articles our present knowledge on black holes covering mathematical models including numerical aspects and physics and astronomical observations Black Holes: Theory and Observation book : Friedrich W Hehl.

This book addresses graduate students in the first place and is meant as a modern compendium to the existing texts on black hole astrophysics. The authors present in pedagogically written articles our present knowledge on black holes covering mathematical models including numerical aspects and physics and astronomical observations.

Observations, from both ground and space-based missions, have been able to find Black Holes: Theory and Observation book tell-tale signatures. This book is a compendium of our present knowledge about these theories and observations. Combined, they give a thorough idea of whether black holes, galactic as well as extragalactic, have been detected or not.

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Black Holes: Theory and Observation Friedrich W. Hehl, Claus Kiefer, Ralph J.K. Metzler This book addresses graduate students in the first place and is meant as a modern compendium to the existing texts on black hole astrophysics. They also describe the decades-long quest to observe the universe in gravitational waves, which recently resulted in the LIGO observatories’ detection of the distinctive gravitational wave “chirp” of two colliding black holes―the first direct observation of black holes’ existence.

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This book is rich in history, and classical (Newtonian physics and theory of relativity) and modern physics (quantum mechanics) are presented in non mathematical form/5. black hole’s theory, as well as a description of the astronomical sites where black holes are suspected to lie, namely binary X{ray sources and galactic nuclei.

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Such black holes are thought to lie at the center of pretty much every galaxy, including the Milky Way. Scientists aren't certain how such large black holes spawn. Once these giants have formed, they gather mass from the dust and gas around them, material that is plentiful in the center of galaxies.

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A black hole is a region of spacetime where gravity is so strong that nothing—no particles or even electromagnetic radiation such as light—can escape from it.

The theory of general relativity predicts that a sufficiently compact mass can deform spacetime to form a black hole. The boundary of the region from which no escape is possible is called the event horizon.

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Black holes exist only in theory. Recent observations obtained by the Hubble Space Telescope have given considerable support to the presence of supermassive black holes at the centers of some galaxies, but there is not yet absolute proof.

There's a lot we still don't know about black holes, but these light-gobbling behemoths would be even more mysterious if Stephen Hawking hadn't plumbed their inky depths.

For starters, the famed. Without incorporating existing measurements of the Cygnus X-1 black hole spin, our results disfavor boson masses in the range ≤μ/(10−13 eV)≤, assuming that the black hole Author: Matthew Middleton. In a paper dated the 22nd of Januarybearing the title ‘Information Preservation and Weather Forecasting for Black Holes’, Stephen Hawking has not claimed that black holes.

Study of physical effects in the vicinity of a black hole as a basis for understanding general relativity, astrophysics, and elements of cosmology.

Extension to current developments in theory and observation. Energy and momentum in flat spacetime; the metric; curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction; trajectories and orbits of particles and light.

One of Stephen Hawking's most famous theories about dark matter — that this mysterious and invisible substance is made up of primordial black holes — recently suffered a huge blow. That. A short history of black holes The term comes from a monstrous animal described in the Bible’s book of Job.

black hole A region of space having a A description of some aspect of the natural world based on extensive observations, tests and reason.

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It is named after the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who provided a theoretical argument for its existence in The simplest type of black hole, in which the core does not rotate and just has a singularity and an event horizon, is known as a Schwarzschild black hole after the German physicist Karl Schwarzschild who pioneered much of the very early theory behind black holes in the s, along with AlbertDavid Finkelstein published a paper, based on Einstein and.

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