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Black Holes

  • Reinhard HentschkeEmail author
  • Christian Hölbling
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Part of the Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics book series (ULNP)

Abstract

For strong gravitational fields, general relativity predicts phenomena which are entirely alien to Newtonian gravity, most notably black holes. This chapter explores their properties and formation for the simplest case, a non-spinning and uncharged Schwarzschild black hole.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematics and Natural SciencesUniversity of WuppertalWuppertalGermany

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