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Brief introduction to the basic ideas of black hole thermodynamics; written by David M. Harrison (University of Toronto); uses no mathematical formulas; suitable for a general audience.

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  • Black Hole Thermodynamics - Brief introduction to the basic ideas of black thermodynamics hole thermodynamics; thermodynamics written by David M. Harrison (University thermodynamics of Toronto); uses no thermodynamics mathematical formulas; suitable for thermodynamics a general audience.
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  • Quantum Fields near Black Holes - Review by Andreas Wipf (University of Jena), giving an introduction relativity to quantum fields in spacetime and, more specifically, the Unruh relativity effect and Hawking radiation. Presupposes basic knowledge of quantum field relativity theory and general relativity.

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