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What's New in Black Holes? 'Interstellar' Physicist Kip Thorne Tells All

Thorne Dr. Thorne is an elected member of the American Philosophical Society. Literally, then, the word means loving wisdom. Socrates famously begins his defense by claiming that he has no wisdom, that everything he knows comes from his rigorous examination of human and physical nature. But I can say that I accept this principle as correct, and that I have read and continue to read books by Brian Greene, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Alan Lightman among others in my continuing attempt to inform my own life and my fiction, believing that the best nonfiction is about facts while the best fiction is about truth. The book begins with a science fiction episode about interstellar travel and the experience of approaching and entering a black hole. There are those who would argue, perhaps Kip Thorne himself, that the final chapter of the book returns to science fiction with its discussion of wormholes and time travel.

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Black Holes & Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy

Work by Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar suggested that collapsing stars beyond a certain mass cannot be supported by degeneracy pressure , but this result was challenged by the more prestigious Arthur Stanley Eddington , and was not fully accepted for several decades. When the reality of objects which possess an event horizon finally achieved broad acceptance, the stage was set for a thorough investigation into the properties of such objects, yielding the surprising result that black holes have no hair —that is, that their properties are entirely determined by their mass, spin rate, and electrical charge. In consultation with theoretical physicists, it became apparent that the only sensible explanation for these sources were extremely large black holes residing in the cores of galaxies, producing intense radiation as they fed and, in the case of quasars , blasting out incredibly powerful jets of material in opposite directions, heating the surrounding galactic gas until it glowed in radio frequencies. By introducing quantum behavior to curved spacetime , several physicists have suggested that black holes do not possess a true mathematical singularity, but rather a region of chaotic space, in which time does not exist. The behavior of this space and the material which approaches it are not well understood, with a complete marriage of relativity and quantum physics yet to be achieved. In the final chapter, Thorne delves into even more speculative matters relating to black hole physics, including the existence and nature of wormholes and time machines. In addition to the main text, the book provides biographical summaries of the major scientists in the text, a chronology of key events in the history of black hole physics, a glossary of technical terms, twenty-three pages of notes, a bibliography, and alphabetical indices of subjects and people referred to in the text.

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