Friday, July 12, 2013


I was watching the science channel and just thought this was amazing
You are made of stardust. You are a star child, born from the death of a star.

Your body is made up of all kinds of atoms, right?
Hydrogen and Oxygen and Carbon, just all kinds.
There is only one place where these atoms are created and that is within the heart of a star.

That means that millions of years ago a star died.
This motherstar exploded in a fiery supernova which spread the components for life across the galaxy. These atoms finally came to rest on earth and eventually became part of you.

Your right arm could be composed of atoms from a star that died millions of years ago and your left arm could be composed of atoms from an entirely different star. This also means that a newborn child is made up of components that are millions and millions of millions of years old.

That which is new is old again.

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