A Black Hole Is Not A Hole

A Black Hole Is Not A Hole

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Introduces black holes, describing their physical features, how they were discovered, what causes them, and where they exist in space.
Publisher: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2012
ISBN: 9781570917837
1570917833
Branch Call Number: j523.8875 DEC NVD
Characteristics: v, 74 p. ; ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Carroll, Michael W. 1955-

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TomWorm
Aug 23, 2014

Good for Beginners.

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Artful
Nov 16, 2013

Bottom Line: You will understand much more about black holes after you read this book. Drawback: an unneccessarily snarky tone around edges (requires a voice all its own in the audiobook.)

ChristchurchLib Aug 27, 2013

"So...if a black hole isn't a hole, then what IS it? If you have the slightest interest in science generally, space in particular, or in anything so strong that "no army of tow trucks, no convoy of supersized earth haulers, no fleet of giant rocket engines" could out-pull it, you owe it to yourself to read this book and find out. It's amusingly written and easy to understand, but it doesn't shy away from presenting meaty scientific concepts that you'll need to grasp before you can contemplate the mysteries of these "extreme gravity zones" of outer space. For more fascinating reading about black holes, check out Ellen Jackson's The Mysterious Universe." August 2013 Kids' Books newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=671309

caoguirong Jul 28, 2013

this book is great

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