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Further Reading

This section contains references (links and books) with more information about the Chandra X-ray Observatory, space science or science education.


Black Holes and Gravity
  • M. Begelman & M. Rees, Gravity's Fatal Attraction, Scientific American Library, 1996.
  • K. Thorne, Black Holes and Time Warps, W.W. Norton, 1994.
Cosmology: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe
  • S. Hawking, The Universe in a Nutshell, Bantam, 2001
  • T. Ferris, The Whole Shebang, Touchstone Books, 1998
  • R. Kirshner, Our Extravagant Universe, Princeton U. Press, 2002
  • J. Magueijo, Faster Than the Speed of Light: The Story of a Scientific Speculation, Perseus, 2003
  • M. Rees, Before the Beginning: Our Universe and Others, Helix Books, 1998.
  • M. Rees, Just Six Numbers (2000, Basic Books, New York)
  • J. Silk, A Short History of the Universe, W.H. Freeman, 1994.
Miscellaneous Topics
  • J. Gott, Time Travel in Einstein's Universe (2001, Houghton-Mifflin, New York).
  • J. Pasachoff, A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets, Houghton Mifflin Co., 2000.
X-ray Astronomy
  • P. Charles & F. Seward, Exploring the X-ray Universe, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995.
  • E. Schlegel, The Restless Universe: Understanding X-Ray Astronomy in the Age of Chandra and Newton, Oxford U. Press, 2002
  • W. Tucker & K. Tucker, Revealing the Universe: The Making of the Chandra X-ray Observatory, Harvard U. Press, 2001.
  • W. Tucker & R. Giacconi, The X-ray Universe, Harvard U. Press, 1985.
  • K. Weaver, The Violent Universe: Joyrides Through the X-ray Cosmos, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
  • "Empire of the Stars;" by Arthur I. Miller; Houghton Mifflin and Co, 2005
  • "CHANDRA, a Biography of S. Chandrasekhar;" by Kameshwar C. Wali; The University of Chicago Press, 1991.
  • "S. CHANDRASEKHAR, The Man Behind the Legend;" Editor, Kameshwar C. Wali; Imperial College Press, 1997.