“Murdin’s enthusiasm is palpable throughout, and he manages to inform without boring knowledgeable readers or dumbing it down for lay folk.” (Publishers Weekly)
“A good summary of this intriguing topic. . . . Recommended.” (Choice)
About the Author
In 1971 Paul Murdin discovered the first black hole. He has been President of the European Astronomical Society, Director of the British National Space Centre, and Treasurer of the Royal Astronomical Society. He has published some 150 scientific papers, edited the multivolume Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics, and is the author of Secrets of the Universe.