Tell Me Why: Stars Twinkle

Do you know why stars twinkle? You will after watching this clip from "Tell Me Why." A top astronomer explains that stars twinkle because of the earth's imperfect atmosphere. Each imperfection or irregularity cause the light from the stars to "twinkle" as it moves through our atmosphere. Cool stuff!

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Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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