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Under The Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime

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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?’

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). She is the author of When Galaxies Collide and best-selling children’s book Under the Stars, both published by Melbourne University Press. Lisa is also a regular on national tv/radio/media, and has appeared in several TV series and documentaries as a guest scientist and is a presenter alongside Prof. Brian Cox on ABC TV’s Stargazing Live.

 

Publisher: MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY PUB
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 17.7  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.67

 

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Weight .67 kg
Dimensions 24 x 17.7 cm
SKU: 9780522876086 Category: Tags: , , ,

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Author

Lisa Harvey-Smith

ISBN

9780522876086

Date Of Publication

2019

Publisher

Melbourne Universtiy Press

Book Format

Hardback

Number Of Pages

192

Illustrations

Illustrated by Mel Matthews

Dimensions

240mm x177mm x19mm