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physics of black holes

physics of black holes

proceedings of a discussion meeting, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1997


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Published by Indian Academy of Sciences in Bangalore .
Written in English

  • Black holes (Astronomy) -- Congresses.,
  • Astrophysics -- Congresses.

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    Contributed papers.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesJournal Astrophysics and Astronomy.
    Statementeditors, N. Mukunda, J. Pasupathy, C.V. Vishveshwara.
    ContributionsMukunda, N., Pasupathy, J., Vishveshwara, C. V., Indian Academy of Sciences.
    LC ClassificationsQB843.B55 P529 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 89-292 :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3591835M
    LC Control Number2002295149

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