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Black and White Stars, The

Synopsis
The slides are mostly diAgrammatic and include illustrations of the strength and properties of the forces of nature, stable stars, the size of heavenly objects, Laplace’s gravity, Cygnus XI, free fall under gravity, and curvature of a black hole. The tape comprises a discussion between John Taylor, Professor of Mathematics, King’s College, University of London, and Dr Roger Penrose of Wadham College, Oxford.
Series
Physics, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Audiocassette. 28 min.; 10 slides. b&w.
Year of production
1975
Availability
Sale
Notes
Paired with WHITHER GRAVITY?
Documentation
Supplementary booklet.
Uses
1st- and 2nd-year students of astronomy and astrophysics.*
Subjects
Astronomy; Physics
Keywords
astrophysics; black holes; gravity; stars

Credits

Cast
John Taylor 
Roger Penrose 

Production Company

Name

Audio Learning

Notes
distributed by AVP. AVP ceased trading. No other distributor found with the AL catalogue (10/2015).

Distributor

Name

AVP

Email
info@avp.co.uk
Web
http://avp.100megs28.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01291 625439
Fax
01291 629671
Address
School Hill Centre
Chepstow
Monmouthshire
NP16 5PH
Notes
Use for: Audio Visual Productions. Ceased trading.

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