Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The Star In You By Peter Tyson ~12.02.10 ~ NOVA ~ scienceNOW

"Our planet, our society, and we ourselves are built of star stuff."—Carl Sagan, Cosmos

This is an inspiring article about what we are made of on the most basic levels, highlighting the fact that we (all living things) are made from star dust.

An artist's impression of how the very early universe—less than one billion years old—might have looked during an intense period of hydrogen conversion into myriad stars
Photo credit: Science: NASA and K. Lanzetta (SUNY). Art: Adolf Schaller for STScI.

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