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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

“Twinkle Twinkle Little Star How I Wonder What You Are Up Above the World So High Like A Diamond in the Sky Twinkle Twinkle Little Star How I Wonder What You Are” We all know the song, but do we know the science behind it? What actually causes stars to twinkle? Despite what that question […] Continue reading Continue reading

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TWINKLE,TWINKLE, LITTLE STAR

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder … WHY DO STARS TWINKLE? To explain this phenomenon, first, we need to know the exact definition of twinkling. The scientific name of the twinkling stars is astronomical scintillation. Twinkling/ scintillation, is a general term for variations in apparent brightness or position of a distant luminous object when viewed through a … Continue reading TWINKLE,TWINKLE, LITTLE STARContinue reading Continue reading

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