Episode 172: Could Jupiter Become a Star?

Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. 1,300 Earths would fit in Jupiter! Since Jupiter is such a large planet, could it become a star like the Sun? In this episode, I explore the science of stars, Jupiter, and reveal if Jupiter ever was or could become a star.

Here’s an article! It is called “All About Jupiter!” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/05/all-about-jupiter/)

Here’s an activity! It is called “Life Cycle of a Star Worksheet” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/05/life-cycle-of-a-star-worksheet/)

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