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A “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” For the Information Age!

Have you ever looked up at the sky, to a twinkling little star, and wondered, “What is that thing?”

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.

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.

Check out the astronomically correct revision in this video!

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Matthew M. Sullivan holds a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Grand Valley State University, with emphases in fiction and nonfiction. He lives smack-dab between some railroad tracks and Grand Rapids Michigan's third-busiest road, and spends his time studying film and literary fiction.