Have you ever looked up at the sky, to a twinkling little star, and wondered, “What is that thing?” I mean, what exactly is a star? It’s not just a glowing gem like the song would suggest, something to be wondered at and made a wish upon but never fully investigated. Have you ever thought about that?
If so, then you’re in luck! Artists Zach Weinersmith and Chris Jones have updated the song “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” for the 21st Century—with lyrics that reflect reality, rather than ignorance. If you’re into complete correctness and scientific accuracy, you’re in for a real treat today.
And if you’ve never heard the popular lullaby or thought about what stars are really made of, it’s still nice to learn a thing or two about our universe.
We think this song is especially good for children, who are naturally curious but easily confused about what the things in their world are. It’s so nice to have a song that does a good job of explaining what a star really is and why it’s important!
Check out the astronomically correct revision in this video!
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