They light up the night, form familiar shapes like “The Big Dipper,” and some believe they even grant wishes. What makes stars so special? What are they made of, how long do they live and how do they die?
Find the answers at “Clouds of Fire,” a show at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Allen F. Blocher Planetarium at 2 p.m. the Sundays of Jan. 21 and 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25 and March 4. The shows are open to the public free of charge.