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Black Holes: The Membrane Paradigm - MacDonald, Douglas A (Editor), and Price, Richard H (Editor), and Thorne, Kip S (Editor)
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This pedagogical introduction to the physics of black holes emphasizes the "membrane paradigm", which translates the mathematics and physics of black holes into a form accessible to readers with little knowledge of general relativity but a solid grounding in nonrelativistic physics. This is accomplished without resort to approximations or loss of content. Instead of treating a black hole's "event horizon" as a globally defined null surface in four-dimensional space time, the paradigm views it as a two-dimensional membrane ...

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Black Holes: The Membrane Paradigm 1986, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300037708

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