Wednesday, October 29, 2008
What Do We Know about Stars?
“I wish I may, I wish I might, I wish upon a star so bright.” It certainly sounds better than “I wish upon a collapsing cloud of gas and dust”. But let’s face it; those pretty twinkling stars in the night sky aren’t diamonds. Join us on Wednesday when we talk with astronomer Caty Pilachowski about stars, what they are made of, what they do and how long they stay in the night sky.
- Star Formation
- Study Narrows Candidate Stars that Might Harbor Earths
- From ashes, a return to star-gazing
- Catherine Pilachowski
- Final Frontier in 3-D: A Remarkable Model Brings a Sense of Order to the Universe
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