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  • Date and time: Friday 4 June 2021, 10am to 11am
  • Location: Online
  • Admission: Free admission, booking not required

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This event is part of our Ask the Experts series for families.

Image credit: NASA

What is a star made of? Do stars really twinkle? What kind of star is the Sun? Is a shooting star really a star?

What questions do YOU want our expert to answer?

Find out some fascinating facts about stars with nuclear astrophysicist Christian Diget.

Why not also listen to the tale of Big Blue the star

About the Expert

Christian Diget is a Senior Lecturer in the Physics Department at the University of York, UK, where his research centres on two questions: How were the chemical elements that we consist of created? What determines the impact exploding stars have on our Universe?

Over to you!

Ask your questions on the Question Forum below. Christian will be answering these live on Friday 4 June from 10am - 11am. 

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