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The Star That Trolled Astronomers
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIs it a bird, or a plane, or a blinking star? Scientists discovered in 1967 what they later determined to be a pulsing star. An episode of a larger solar system playlist discusses the chemistry behind the existence of this type of star.
Great Minds: Henrietta Leavitt and the Human Computers
4 mins 9th - 12th
For most people, it would seem impossible to make breakthroughs in astronomy when you aren't allowed to use a telescope, but Henrietta Leavitt did just that. She discovered a formula for determining the distance to stars that are...