On this episode I’m exploring the stars of our solar system with Professor Lisa Harvey Smith.
Lisa is an Astronomer, Author & Broadcaster. Her career has included maintaining and developing professional astronomical observatories as well as researching and teaching. She has over 50 published papers and you’ll possibly know her from the Stargazing TV shows in the UK and Australia amongst other media appearances. Lisa is currently a professor at the University of New South Wales, and is the Australian Government's Women in STEM Ambassador.
Lisa tells me all about the stars we can find in the milky way as well as a few a bit further from home. We cover:
Lisa is offering signed copies of her book The Secret Life of Stars directly from her website so do check that out before her hand cramps up from writing her signature over and over again. I've already ordered mine:
And you can find out what Lisa is in the following ways: