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Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy (Commonwealth Fund Book Program)

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Ever since Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity burst upon the world in 1915 some of the most brilliant minds of our century have sought to decipher the mysteries bequeathed by that theory, a legacy so unthinkable in some respects that even Einstein himself rejected them. Which of these bizarre phenomena, if any, can really exist in our universe? Black holes, down which anything can fall but from which nothing can return; wormholes, short spacewarps connecting regions of the cosmos;…

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I grew up a member of a religious cult (homeschooled/homechurched) with an extremely censored almost violent approach to science as a whole. I need help starting my real education any recommendations?(r/AskScienceDiscussion)

>First of all don’t worry about cosmology and the big bang and black holes and all that

This piece of advice should be ignored. These are absolutely fascinating topics and you should study them in more depth if you want to. In order to get a popularized taste for it, I recommend beginning with:

Kip Thorne: Black Holes and Time Warps

and

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Origins

After you have satisfied your taste by reading more digestable, popular accounts, you can decide if you want to read more detailed and mathematically involved accounts. The downside is that the accessibility of the mathematically rigorous formulations are behind a mass of very detailed and very complicated physics. You basically have to be trained in physics.

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Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

Book Author

Kip S. Thorne

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Reprint

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W. W. Norton & Company

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Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy (Commonwealth Fund Book Program)

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