xkcd Answers How Many Fireflies It Would Take to Match the Brightness of the Sun

Sun Bug XKCD

In the continuing What If? series, xkcd artist Randall Munroe answers the reader-submitted question, “How many fireflies would it take to match the brightness of the Sun?” The explanation includes how fireflies create their light and the best way to logically match the Sun’s brightness with fireflies.

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