Kip S. Thorne



Kip Thorne is the Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics Emeritus at Caltech, an executive producer for Interstellar and author of The Science of Interstellar, and the author of books including the bestselling Black Holes and Time Warps Einstein's Outrageous Legacy. He lives in Pasadena, California.

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Black Holes & Time Warps: E...

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The Science of Interstellar

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Black Holes: The Membrane P...

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Modern Classical Physics: O...

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Relativity, Elementary Part...

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Gravitational Radiation

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Μαύρες τρύπες και στρεβλώσε...

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Gravitation

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“Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth,”
Kip S. Thorne, Black Holes & Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy

“Everything likes to live where it will age the most slowly, and gravity pulls it there.”
Kip S. Thorne, The Science of Interstellar

“An explosion in space makes no sound, as there is no air to transmit the sound waves.”
Kip S. Thorne, The Science of Interstellar

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