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Offline omid

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why do stars fall?
« on: 15/01/2010 11:14:42 »
why do some stars fall and where they go?





 

Offline BenV

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« Reply #1 on: 15/01/2010 14:00:14 »
As romantic as the image is, it's not actually stars that fall.

What we see as 'falling stars' are actually small bits of dust and rock from space burning up as they enter our atmosphere.
 

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