by Neven Bilic
Publisher: arXiv 2006
Number of pages: 58
This set of lectures is an introduction to black-hole astrophysics. The emphasis is made on the phenomenology of X-ray binaries and of supermassive compact objects at galactic centers. Notes to the lectures given at the School on Particle Physics, Gravity and Cosmology.
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