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Under the Stars

Astrophysics for Bedtime

Lisa Harvey-Smith Mel Matthews



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Melbourne University Pres
01 October 2019
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?'
By:   Lisa Harvey-Smith
Illustrated by:   Mel Matthews
Imprint:   Melbourne University Pres
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 240mm,  Width: 177mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   670g
ISBN:   9780522876086
ISBN 10:   0522876080
Pages:   277
Publication Date:   01 October 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Lisa Harvey-Smith (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). Author image courtesy of Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

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