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A Small Illustrated Guide to the Universe : From the New York Times bestselling author

Have you ever found yourself wondering what we might have in common with stars or why the Moon never leaves us? Thinking about the precise dancing of planets, the passing of time or the nature of natural things? Our world is full of unshakeable mystery, and although we live in a civilisation more complicated than ever, there is beauty and reassurance to be found in knowing how and why. From the New York Times bestselling creator of Lost in Translation, A Small Illustrated Guide to the Unive
R 238,00 R 280,00

Astrobiology : The Search for Life Elsewhere in the Universe

Are we alone in the Universe, or are there as many planets supporting life as there are stars in the sky?
R 153,00 R 180,00

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


Take a tour of the Universe, from the 150km impact craters on the Moon to Jupiter's Great Red Spot - a 400mph swirling storm that started in the 1600s. This stunningly illustrated handbook is lavishly designed to cover every aspect of astronomy. Learn about the history of discoveries in the field, from the earliest human civilizations to the present day. Discover more about astronomical phenomena, from the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy, and what happens when a star runs o
R 229,50 R 270,00

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

Einstein's Unfinished Symphony : The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy

An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves-and celebrates their recent discovery
R 306,00 R 360,00

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

A Dictionary of Astronomy

Completely revised and updated, this dictionary contains over 4,300 entries covering all aspects of astronomy. Written by an expert team of contributors under the editorship of Ian Ridpath, it is an accessible and invaluable reference for students, professionals, and space enthusiasts.
R 250,71 R 294,95

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