Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime


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Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime
Lisa Harvey-Smith, illustrated by Mel Matthews

'Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime' transports curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky.

Explore our solar system from the comfort of your cosy bedroom. Find out why the sky is blue. Fly around a black hole and peer inside! Learn why Jupiter has stripes.

When astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith isn't looking skyward, she is answering the smart questions of school kids. Her engaging storytelling in this colourfully illustrated book brings the night sky to life, giving amazing new perspectives to young explorers who are always asking, 'Why?'

About the Author:
Lisa Harvey-Smith is an award-winning astronomer and Professor at the University of New South Wales. In 2018 she was appointed as the Australian Government's Ambassador for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Dimensions: H 24cm x W 17.7cm

ISBN: 9780522876086

Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing

Publication Date: 2019

Format: Hardback

Number of Pages: 192