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white holes - cosmic gushers in the universe by john gribbin preview

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WHITE HOLES
ELECBOOK CLASSICS
Cosmic Gushers in the Universe
John Gribbin
White Holes
ELECBOOK CLASSICS
John Gribbin
ISBN 1901843777
\u00a9The Electric Book Company 2001
The Electric Book Company Ltd
20 Cambridge Drive, London SE12 8AJ, UK
www.elecbook.com
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INTRODUCTION:.......................................................................... 7
Astronomical Tigers and Sheep.................................................... 7
A New World Picture............................................................... 10
PROLOGUE 1: Black Holes: A Figment of the Imagination?.............. 16

The Dynamics of Gravity........................................................... 18
How Stars Die......................................................................... 20
Time Perspectives.................................................................... 22
Evidence of Black Holes........................................................... 27
The Potentials of Black Holes.................................................... 29
PROLOGUE 2: Before the Black Hole............................................ 31

The Binary Embrace................................................................ 32 Pulsars................................................................................... 36 At the Heart of Matter.............................................................. 38

Part I. Where Do We Come From?................................................ 42
1 THE BIG BANG AND THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE...................... 43

What the Dark Sky Means........................................................ 43 The Steady State Alternatives.................................................... 49 From Our Point in Time............................................................ 51 The Echo of Creation................................................................ 53 Other Universal Perspectives..................................................... 54

Read the entire book at Electric Book www.elecbook.com
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