Selected Papers, Volume 6: The Mathematical Theory of Black Holes and of Colliding Plane Waves
by S. Chandrasekhar
University of Chicago Press, 1991
Cloth: 978-0-226-10100-2 | Paper: 978-0-226-10101-9
Library of Congress Classification QB843.B55C483 1991
Dewey Decimal Classification 523.8875

This is the first of six volumes collecting significant papers of the distinguished astrophysicist and Nobel laureate S. Chandrasekhar. His work is notable for its breadth as well as for its brilliance; his practice has been to change his focus from time to time to pursue new areas of research. The result has been a prolific career full of discoveries and insights, some of which are only now being fully appreciated.

Chandrasekhar has selected papers that trace the development of his ideas and that present aspects of his work not fully covered in the books he has periodically published to summarize his research in each area.

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