MinutePhysics Explains Why Stars Appear as Pointy Shapes in the Night Sky

MinutePhysics host Henry Reich (see previously) explains why stars appear as pointy shapes in the night sky. Diffraction of light and imperfections of the human eye contribute greatly to the cause.

music by Nathaniel Schroeder

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