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An Introduction to Radio Astronomy

A thorough introduction to radio astronomy and its contribution to our understanding of the universe, perfect for beginners. Fully revised and updated, the fourth edition covers the basic physics and observational techniques, including interferometric and digital techniques, single-dish telescopes and aperture synthesis arrays.
R 1 020,00 R 1 200,00

2020 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere : A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

EXPANDED AND REVISED A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2020.
R 157,25 R 185,00

A Journey Through The Universe: A traveler's guide from the centre of the sun to the edge of the unknown

A Journey Through The Universe is a grand tour of the most amazing celestial objects and how they fit together to build the cosmos.
R 259,25 R 305,00

Big Bang: A Ladybird Expert Book


Part of the ALL-NEW Ladybird Expert series.

The greatest discovery in the history of science is that the universe has not existed forever but was born. There was a day without a yesterday . . .

The Big Bang is an accessible, authoritative introduction for anyone looking to understand how the universe came to be.

Written by award-winning writer and former astrophysicist Marcus Chown, The Big Bang
R 148,75 R 175,00

Apollo: The extraordinary visual history of the iconic space programme

Explore the iconic Apollo space missions and moon landings through these stunning infographics and data visualisations. If you like space, this book is for you.
R 369,75 R 435,00

Destination Mars : The Story of our Quest to Conquer the Red Planet

The first title in Icon's new Hot Science series, exploring the cutting edge of modern science.
R 153,00 R 180,00

A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy

An engaging guide for anyone who has ever wondered about the cosmos, this handy reference gives simple yet rigorous answers to hundreds of astronomical questions. This second edition includes substantial new material throughout, including the latest findings from the New Horizons, Rosetta, and Dawn space missions, and images from professional telescopes.
R 342,98 R 403,51

Arguing Science : A Dialogue on the Future of Science and Spirit

An in-depth dialogue on the nature of science between post-materialist biologist Rupert Sheldrake and renowned skeptic Michael Shermer
R 233,75 R 275,00

Cycles of Time : An Extraordinary New View of the Universe

Presenting various standard and non-standard cosmological models, discussing black holes in depth as well as taking in the role of the cosmic microwave background along the way, Roger Penrose argues that the Big Bang was not actually the beginning of everything - nor will it signal the end.
R 260,00

A First Course in General Relativity

Clarity, readability and rigor combine in the second edition of this widely-used textbook to provide the first step into general relativity for undergraduate students with a minimal background in mathematics. Over 300 exercises give students the confidence to work with general relativity and the necessary mathematics.
R 771,71 R 907,89

An Introduction to Cosmology

The third edition of this successful textbook is fully updated and includes important recent developments in cosmology. With 400 problems and numerous worked examples, it is suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduates on courses in theoretical physics, astrophysics or applied mathematics that include modern cosmology.
R 816,00 R 960,00

A Brief History Of Time : From Big Bang To Black Holes

Was there a beginning of time? It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.
R 165,75 R 195,00