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Book Title : Holes
Author : Louis Sachar
Publisher : Yearling
Release Date : 2011-06-01
Pages : 272
ISBN : 0307798364
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look. Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes. It doesn’t take long for Stanley to realize there’s more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. But what could be buried under a dried-up lake? Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment—and redemption. Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from Small Steps, the follow-up to Holes, as well as an excerpt from Louis Sachar’s new middle-grade novel, Fuzzy Mud. "A smart jigsaw puzzle of a novel." --The New York Times WINNER OF THE BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK AWARD A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK SELECTED FOR NUMEROUS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AND ALA HONORS

Book Title : Holes
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Publisher : BMI Educational Services
Release Date : 2011-03
Pages :
ISBN : 9781609336530
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Book Title : Structural Holes
Author : Ronald S. Burt
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release Date : 2009-06-30
Pages : 324
ISBN : 9780674029095
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Book Title : Holes
Author : Deborah Kovacs
Publisher :
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 63
ISBN : 0760740879
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Book Title : Black Holes
Author : Amanda Davis
Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group
Release Date : 1997-01
Pages : 24
ISBN : 0823950611
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Briefly describes the formation and composition of black holes and the forces connected with them.

Book Title : Black Holes
Author : Jean-Pierre Luminet
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 1992-08-28
Pages : 312
ISBN : 0521409063
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Offers an accessible introduction to black holes requiring no mathematical background.

Book Title : Black Holes
Author : Derek J. Raine
Publisher : Imperial College Press
Release Date : 2010
Pages : 198
ISBN : 9781848163829
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This introduction to the fascinating subject of black holes fills a significant gap in the literature which exists between popular, non-mathematical expositions and advanced textbooks at the research level. It is designed for advanced undergraduates and first year postgraduates as a useful stepping-stone to the advanced literature. The book provides an accessible introduction to the exact solutions of Einstein's vacuum field equations describing spherical and axisymmetric (rotating) black holes. The geometry and physical properties of these spacetimes are explored through the motion of particles and light. The use of different coordinate systems, maximal extensions and Penrose diagrams is explained. The association of the surface area of a black hole with its entropy is discussed and it is shown that with the introduction of quantum mechanics black holes cease to be black and can radiate. This result allows black holes to satisfy the laws of thermodynamics and thus be consistent with the rest of physics. In this new edition the problems in each chapter have been revised and solutions are provided. The text has been expanded to include new material on wormholes and clarify various other issues.

Book Title : Gravity Black Holes and the Very Early Universe
Author : Tai L. Chow
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2007-10-24
Pages : 280
ISBN : 9780387736310
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Here it is, in a nutshell: the history of one genius’s most crucial work – discoveries that were to change the face of modern physics. In the early 1900s, Albert Einstein formulated two theories that would forever change the landscape of physics: the Special Theory of Relativity and the General Theory of Relativity. Respected American academic Professor Tai Chow tells us the story of these discoveries. He details the basic ideas of Einstein, including his law of gravitation. Deftly employing his inimitable writing style, he goes on to explain the physics behind black holes, weaving into his account an explanation of the structure of the universe and the science of cosmology.

Book Title : Black Holes
Author : Stephen Hawking
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 1973
Pages : 552
ISBN : 0677156103
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Book Title : Hawking on the Big Bang and Black Holes
Author : Stephen W. Hawking
Publisher : World Scientific
Release Date : 1993
Pages : 312
ISBN : 9810210787
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Stephen Hawking, the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, has made important theoretical contributions to gravitational theory and has played a major role in the development of cosmology and black hole physics. Hawking's early work, partly in collaboration with Roger Penrose, showed the significance of spacetime singularities for the big bang and black holes. His later work has been concerned with a deeper understanding of these two issues. The work required extensive use of the two great intellectual achievements of the first half of the Twentieth Century: general relativity and quantum mechanics; and these are reflected in the reprinted articles. Hawking's key contributions on black hole radiation and the no-boundary condition on the origin of the universe are included. The present compilation of Stephen Hawking's most important work also includes an introduction by him, which guides the reader though the major highlights of the volume. This volume is thus an essentialitem in any library and will be an important reference source for those interested in theoretical physics and applied mathematics. It is an excellent thing to have so many of Professor Hawking's most important contributions to the theory of black holes and space-time singularities all collected together in one handy volume. I am very glad to have them". Roger Penrose (Oxford) "This was an excellent idea to put the best papers by Stephen Hawking together. Even his papers written many years ago remain extremely useful for those who study classical and quantum gravity. By watching the evolution of his ideas one can get a very clear picture of the development of quantum cosmology during thelast quarter of this century". Andrei Linde (Stanford) "This review could have been quite short: 'The book contains a selection of 21 of Stephen Hawking's most significant papers with an overview written by the author'. This w