Meg Thacher

Senior Laboratory Instructor, Astronomy Department, Smith College

Meg Thacher teaches astronomy at Smith College. She is the author of Sky Gazing (Storey, 2020), the winner of the AAAS/Subaru SB&F prize for hands-on children’s science books. She has written 30 articles for children’s nonfiction magazines, as well as two books for the educational/library market (TERRESTRIAL PLANETS and SOLAR FARMS). She is a member of the American Astronomical Society’s Eclipse Task Force and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

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