Why do stars twinkle?

What gives stars that shimmering quality, and why do their colours differ?
24 January 2022
Presented by James Tytko
Production by James Tytko.


A shooting star


Michael contacted us this week to ask, 'Why do stars twinkle? And what can their colours tell us about them?' To find out, James Tytko spoke with Dr Jenifer Millard from the Awesome Astronomy Podcast, who was on hand to provide answers for this cosmic conundrum...


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