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Most recent answer: 05/14/2013
Q:
Why do stars twinkle?
- Sam (age 10)
United Kingdom
A:

Hi Sam,

We've answered that question here: http://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=2031.

There is also a good explanation here: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=why-do-stars-twinkle.

Cheers,
David Schmid


(published on 05/14/2013)

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