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Unveiling the Edge of Time Unveiling the Edge of Time: Black Holes, White Holes, Wormholes by John Gribbin
. Acclaimed science writer John Gribbin recounts dramatic stories that have led scientists to believe black holes and their more mysterious kin are not only real, but might actually provide a passage to other universes and travel through time. Buy this book

Black Holes: A Traveler's Guide by Clifford A. Pickover
. Pickover tells the tale of two fictional scientists of the future who travel to a black hole where they perform a series of experiments designed to reveal all of the black hole's intriguing characteristics. Includes a stunning 8-page color insert of images of black holes created by the author who is an award-winning graphic artist. Buy this book

Gravity's Fatal Attraction Gravity's Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe by Mitchell Begelman, Martin J. Rees
. Most other books concentrate on the exotic theory of black holes. Here's a book describing the technology of observing black holes and other astrophysical objects of interest, with color and b&w photos and diagrams. Suitable for general readers with some science background. Buy this book

A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes by Stephen W. Hawking
. Read the bestseller that turned Stephen Hawking into a celebrity physicist. Among the topics gracefully covered are gravity, black holes, the Big Bang, the nature of time, and physicists' search for a grand unifying theory such as superstring theory. Buy this book

Black Holes and Time Warps Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy by Kip S. Thorne, Stephen Hawking (Introduction)
. Caltech professor and alumnus Kip Thorne tells all about the peculiarities of the solutions to the Einstein equations, including wormholes, black holes and gravitational waves. Some equations, lots of diagrams, not completely casual reading. Buy this book

Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays by Stephen W. Hawking
. Celebrity theoretical physicist Hawking offers up 11 essays and one interview, covering matters autobiographical, scientific, and philosophical, including how surprised he was when he calculated that black holes can shrink by leaking quantum radiation. Buy this book

Black Holes Black Holes: A journey to the heart of a black hole by Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest (Contributor), Luciano Corbella (Illustrator)
. The book on black holes, wormholes, singularities and relativity was written especially for the Young Adult age group. Beautifully illustrated with an extensive glossary. Buy this book

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