Three Steps to the Universe: From the Sun to Black Holes to the Mystery of Dark Matter

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THREE STEPS TO THE
UNIVERSE
from the SUN to BLACK HOLES to the
MYSTERY of DARK MATTER

David Garfinkle & Richard Garfinkle

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
Chicago & London

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Step 1 - The Sun 15
  • Chapter 1 - Look. Don't Touch. 17
  • Chapter 2 - What's That Bright Thing Made Of? 33
  • Chapter 3 - Fusion: Energy Hidden in Plain Sight 45
  • Step 2 - Black Holes 65
  • Chapter 4 - Old Gravity and New Gravity 67
  • Chapter 5 - Black Holes in Relativity 85
  • Chapter 6 - The Lives of Stars 95
  • Chapter 7 - Black Hole Hunting 123
  • Chapter 8 - Gravitational Waves 147
  • Step 3 - Dark Matter—dark Energy 157
  • Chapter 9 - Galactic Scale 159
  • Chapter 10 - What is Dark Matter? 167
  • Chapter 11 - All the Way Out 195
  • Chapter 12 - Dark Energy, Antigravity, and Einstein's Fudge 205
  • A Step Back to Earth 215
  • Chapter 13 - Road Maps 217
  • Chapter 14 245
  • Glossary 261
  • Suggestions for Further Reading 265
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