Black Holes and Relativistic Stars
285 pages

6 x 9

© 1998
 Contents
Table of Contents
Contents
Contributors
Preface
1: Gravitational Waves, Stars and Black Holes
Valeria Ferrari
2: Rotating Relativistic Stars
John L. Friedman
3: Probing Black Holes and Relativistic Stars with Gravitational Waves
Kip S. Thorne
4: Astrophysical Evidence for Black Holes
Martin J. Rees
5: The Question of Cosmic Censorship
Roger Penrose
6: Black Hole Collisions, Toroidal Black Holes, and Numerical Relativity
Saul A. Teukolsky
7: The Internal Structure of Black Holes
Werner Israel
8: Black Holes and Thermodynamics
Robert M. Wald
9: The Statistical Mechanics of Black Hole Thermodynamics
Rafael D. Sorkin
10: Generalized Quantum Theory in Evaporating Black Hole Spacetimes
James B. Hartle
11: Is Information Lost in Black Holes?
Stephen W. Hawking
12: Quantum States of Black Holes
Gary T. Horowitz
Chandra: A Tribute
Kameshwar C. Wali
Our Song
Lalitha Chandrasekhar
Preface
1: Gravitational Waves, Stars and Black Holes
Valeria Ferrari
2: Rotating Relativistic Stars
John L. Friedman
3: Probing Black Holes and Relativistic Stars with Gravitational Waves
Kip S. Thorne
4: Astrophysical Evidence for Black Holes
Martin J. Rees
5: The Question of Cosmic Censorship
Roger Penrose
6: Black Hole Collisions, Toroidal Black Holes, and Numerical Relativity
Saul A. Teukolsky
7: The Internal Structure of Black Holes
Werner Israel
8: Black Holes and Thermodynamics
Robert M. Wald
9: The Statistical Mechanics of Black Hole Thermodynamics
Rafael D. Sorkin
10: Generalized Quantum Theory in Evaporating Black Hole Spacetimes
James B. Hartle
11: Is Information Lost in Black Holes?
Stephen W. Hawking
12: Quantum States of Black Holes
Gary T. Horowitz
Chandra: A Tribute
Kameshwar C. Wali
Our Song
Lalitha Chandrasekhar
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