Ten-year old Chilean teaches star gazing to classmates

FILE PHOTO: Ricardo Barriga, 10, speaks and teaches astronomy to younger in hopes of raising money for his own astronaut suit, Pirque, Chile January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Ten-year old Ricardo Barriga’s backyard in Pirque, Chile is strewn with a blow-up unicorn, pool toys, a soccer ball and a $3,000 telescope that his parents mail-ordered from Germany. The budding young astronaut can identify constellations in the austral sky, little-known features of the moon, planets and black holes. He recently started […]

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