The Lives and Deaths of Stars — with Simone Scaringi

Discussing the lives and deaths of stars with Simone Scaringi, astrophysicist at Durham University!

When we look up at the moonless, cloudless night sky, far away from city lights, we may see as many as 5,000 stars. These distant dots of light may seem eternal, but this illusion is merely an effect of our…




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