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Why Does The Sun Shine (The Sun Is A Mass Of Incandescent Gas) Lyrics

"Why Does The Sun Shine (The Sun Is A Mass Of Incandescent Gas)" was written by Hy Zaret, Lou Singer.
"Why Does The Sun Shine (The Sun Is A Mass Of Incandescent Gas)" was written by Hy Zaret, Lou Singer.

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The sun is a mass of incandescent gas
A gigantic nuclear furnace
Where hydrogen is built into helium
At a temperature of millions of degrees

Yo-ho it's hot
the sun is not
a place where we could live
But here on earth, there'd be no life
without the light it gives

We need it's light
We need it's heat
We need it's energy
without the sun,
without a doubt,
there'd be no you and me

The sun is a mass of incandescent gas
A gigantic nuclear furnace
Where hydrogen is built into helium
At a temperature of millions of degrees

The sun is hot
(it is so hot, that everything on it is a gas,
iron, copper, aluminum, and many others)
The sun is large
(If the sun were hollow, a million Earths could fit inside,
and yet, the sun is only a middle-sized star)
The sun is far away
(About ninety-three million miles away,
and that's why it looks so small)
And even when it's out of sight,
The sun shines night and day

The sun gives heat
The sun gives light
The sunlight that we see
The sunlight comes from our own sun's
atomic energy
(Scientists have found that the sun is a huge, atom-smashing machine,
the heat and light from the sun come from the nuclear reactions
of hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen and helium)

The sun is a mass of incandescent gas
A gigantic nuclear furnace
Where hydrogen is built into helium
At a temperature of millions of degrees

Songwriters
HY ZARET, LOU SINGER

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