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Formation and Evolution of Black Holes

Charles D. Bailyn

in What Does a Black Hole Look Like?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148823
eISBN:
9781400850563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148823.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the formation and evolution of black holes. Stellar-mass black holes are generally understood to be created in supernova explosions that mark the end of the life of a massive ... More


Stellar-Mass Black Holes

Charles D. Bailyn

in What Does a Black Hole Look Like?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148823
eISBN:
9781400850563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148823.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter examines stellar-mass black holes. The empirical study of black holes began in the 1960s with the discovery of quasars and the advent of X-ray astronomy. X-ray detectors could detect ... More


Do Intermediate-Mass Black Holes Exist?

Charles D. Bailyn

in What Does a Black Hole Look Like?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148823
eISBN:
9781400850563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148823.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter addresses the existence of intermediate-mass black holes. There is powerful empirical evidence for two classes of black holes, namely, the stellar-mass black holes, with masses a few ... More


The Concept of the New Negro and the Realities of Black Culture

Lawrence W. Levine

in The Unpredictable Past: Explorations in American Cultural History

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195082975
eISBN:
9780199854035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082975.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter discusses the meaning of the ubiquitous notion of a “New Negro” which appears periodically in postbellum American society. Most scholars have failed to penetrate the rich and varied ... More


Supermassive Black Holes

Abraham Loeb and Steven R. Furlanetto

in The First Galaxies in the Universe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144917
eISBN:
9781400845606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144917.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter analyzes formation mechanisms for supermassive black holes, their observable characteristics, and their interactions with their host galaxies and the wider Universe. A black hole is the ... More


The Age of Satan: Satanic Sex and the Black Mass, from Fantasy to Reality

Hugh B. Urban

in Magia Sexualis: Sex, Magic, and Liberation in Modern Western Esotericism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247765
eISBN:
9780520932883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247765.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the rise of modern Satanism and the transformation of the Satanic fantasy of the Black Mass from a terrifying Christian nightmare into a practical reality beginning in the 1960s ... More


“Taking Equality Too Far”: How the Satanic Temple Is Changing the Way We Talk About Pluralism

Joseph P. Laycock

in Speak of the Devil: How The Satanic Temple is Changing the Way We Talk about Religion

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190948498
eISBN:
9780190948528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948498.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This chapter considers two areas where The Satanic Temple has attempted to participate in institutions that nominally promote religious pluralism and tolerance: a 2014 black mass hosted through a ... More


Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?: Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era

Shannon King

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479811274
eISBN:
9781479866915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811274.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Harlem of the early twentieth century was more than just the stage upon which black intellectuals, poets and novelists, and painters and jazz musicians created the New Negro Renaissance. It was ... More


The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta

Maurice J. Hobson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635354
eISBN:
9781469635378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635354.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For more than a century, the city of Atlanta has been associated with black achievement in education, business, politics, media, and music, earning it the nickname “the black Mecca.” Atlanta’s long ... More


Huysmans and Consorts

Ruben van Luijk

in Children of Lucifer: The Origins of Modern Religious Satanism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190275105
eISBN:
9780190275136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190275105.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the French novelist Joris-Karl Huysmans and his novel Là-Bas (1891), a work that attracted considerable attention for its detailed portrayal of Satanism in France in the late ... More


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