Fireworks From Space - What to Do With a Dirty Dog - Serve Up a Good Word - A Game With a Point - May I Introduce ... - Gazing out your bedroom window into the night sky, depending on your location, you may be able to see thousands upon thousands of stars twinkling in the darkness. Suddenly, for just a few seconds, you may catch sight of a bright streak of light - a falling-star! Have you ever wondered just what a falling star is? What we may call "falling stars" or "shooting stars" are not really stars at all, but meteors, chunks of rock or ice that enter the earth's atmosphere from outer space. Friction with the air causes the meteors to burn, creating that glow you see in the sky.
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