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Black Holes : The Membrane Paradigm
by Kirk S. Thorne and Douglas A. MacDonald and Kip S. Thorne

Overview - 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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Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780300037708
  • ISBN-10: 0300037708
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publish Date: January 1986
  • Page Count: 367

Series: Silliman Memorial Lectures

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