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The Resource Empire of the stars : obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes, Arthur I. Miller

Empire of the stars : obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes, Arthur I. Miller

Label
Empire of the stars : obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes
Title
Empire of the stars
Title remainder
obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes
Statement of responsibility
Arthur I. Miller
Title variation
Obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Arthur I
Dewey number
  • 520/.92/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chandrasekhar, S.
  • Eddington, Arthur Stanley
  • Astrophysicists
  • Astrophysicists
  • Astrophysics
  • Black holes (Astronomy)
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Quantum theory
  • Hydrogen bomb
Target audience
adult
Label
Empire of the stars : obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes, Arthur I. Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [275]-326) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • Rival Giants of Astrophysics
  • 33
  • 4
  • Stellar Buffoonery
  • 57
  • 5
  • Into the Crucibles of Nature
  • 73
  • 6
  • Part I
  • Eddington's Discontents
  • 104
  • 7
  • American Adventure
  • 120
  • 8
  • An Era Ends
  • 139
  • Part II
  • Stars and Bombs
  • Mystery of White Dwarfs
  • 9
  • How Stars Shine
  • 153
  • 10
  • Supernovae in the Heavens and on Earth
  • 177
  • 11
  • How the Unthinkable Became Thinkable
  • 201
  • Part III
  • 1
  • What Happens When Stars Die
  • 12
  • Jaws of Darkness
  • 217
  • 13
  • Shuddering Before the Beautiful
  • 233
  • 14
  • Into a Black Hole
  • 248
  • Fatal Collision
  • Appendix A
  • Ongoing Tale of Sirius B
  • 265
  • Appendix B
  • Updating the Supernova Story
  • 268
  • 3
  • 2
  • A Journey Between Two Worlds
  • 15
Control code
ocm57243361
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 364 pages 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780618341511
Lccn
2004060909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
520.0922 M612 ; P ; XX-N ; C0605BT4 (AN) ; S0406BT2 ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57243361
  • (Sirsi) o57243361
Label
Empire of the stars : obsession, friendship, and betrayal in the quest for black holes, Arthur I. Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [275]-326) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • Rival Giants of Astrophysics
  • 33
  • 4
  • Stellar Buffoonery
  • 57
  • 5
  • Into the Crucibles of Nature
  • 73
  • 6
  • Part I
  • Eddington's Discontents
  • 104
  • 7
  • American Adventure
  • 120
  • 8
  • An Era Ends
  • 139
  • Part II
  • Stars and Bombs
  • Mystery of White Dwarfs
  • 9
  • How Stars Shine
  • 153
  • 10
  • Supernovae in the Heavens and on Earth
  • 177
  • 11
  • How the Unthinkable Became Thinkable
  • 201
  • Part III
  • 1
  • What Happens When Stars Die
  • 12
  • Jaws of Darkness
  • 217
  • 13
  • Shuddering Before the Beautiful
  • 233
  • 14
  • Into a Black Hole
  • 248
  • Fatal Collision
  • Appendix A
  • Ongoing Tale of Sirius B
  • 265
  • Appendix B
  • Updating the Supernova Story
  • 268
  • 3
  • 2
  • A Journey Between Two Worlds
  • 15
Control code
ocm57243361
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 364 pages 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780618341511
Lccn
2004060909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
520.0922 M612 ; P ; XX-N ; C0605BT4 (AN) ; S0406BT2 ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57243361
  • (Sirsi) o57243361

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