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Gravity's Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe (Scientific American Library)

By: Begelman, Mitchell; Rees, Martin

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, W H Freeman & Co: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 135A7928

ISBN: 0716750740

Condition: Good


0716750740 246 pages. "The authors are probably the world's leading authorities on the astrophysics of black holes. In this clearly written book they explain how stars with masses a few times that of the Sun will inevitably collapse at the end of their life to form black holes." - Stephen Hawking. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Binding sound. A sturdy copy. View more info

The Universe of Galaxies

By: Hodge, Paul

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., W H Freeman & Co: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62608071

ISBN: 0716716763

Condition: Very Good


0716716763 113 pages including index. The nine selections in this book cover most of the exciting new developments in the astronomy of galaxies and also provide comprehensive coverage of the fundamental properties of galaxies. The first foru chapters survey the basic facts about normal galaxies, their structure, content, and some ideas regarding their evolution. Remaining chapters touch upon such objects as superclusters and voids, quasars, cosmic jets, and the violent tides between galaxies. Very light wear. Unmarked. Clossy colour covers. View more info

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Scientific American, May 1971, Volume 224 Number 5 - Cooling Tower

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Scientific American: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0877

Condition: Good


Features: Mercury in the environment; The Detection of Gravitational Waves; The Oldest Fossils; The Evolution of Quasars; Cooling Towers; The Induction Coil; The Fortification Illustions of Migraines; The Chemical Languages of Fishes. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Canadian Geographic Magazine, June/July 1985

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Royal Canadian Geographical Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842C7020

Condition: Good


90 pages. Features/Articles: Forty Years Ago - the Society and World War II; Outport Resettlement 20 Years Later - between 1966 and 1969, 814 families were uprooted in the Placentia Bay region of Newfoundland; Tree planting in the Cascade Mountains east of Hope, B.C.; World's Largest caribou herd mired in Quebec-Labrador boundary dispute - includes terrible photos of dozens of dead caribou - killed by high flood waters; Divvying Up the Fish - World Court decision on Georges Bank still leaves tangled aftermath in Canada-US relations; Ukrainian Festival at Dauphin, Manitoba; Cleland Island - a ... View more info