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Under the Stars

Astrophysics for Bedtime

Lisa Harvey-Smith (author) Mel Matthews (illustrator)

ISBN: 9780522876086

Publication Date: Oct 2019

Format: Hardback

Transports curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky. Astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith brings the night sky to life with her engaging storytelling, combined with brilliantly colourful illustrations.

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Under the Stars: Bedtime Astrophysics 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?'
Pages 277
Dimensions 240 x 173
Date Published 30 Oct 2019
Publisher Melbourne University Publishing
Subject/s Astrophysics   Children's & young adult: general non-fiction  
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).

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