UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences


Raman Prinja shortlisted for Royal Society book prize

14 May 2015

Night Sky Watcher

Raman Prinja, professor of astrophysics in UCL Physics & Astronomy, has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize.

His most recent book, Night Sky Watcher, was chosen by a panel of eminent judges, and will now go head-to-head with six others for selection by a jury of young readers who will select the winner.

Night Sky Watcher is a guide to the cosmos for young readers, giving practical advice for observing the night sky, as well as a scientific grounding in modern astronomy.

Raman is also the author of Science Crazy, winner of the Children's Choice School Library Association Information Book Award 2013 for the category of 7-12 year olds.