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Star Stuff

Of starry stuff our lives were made when supernova cloud cascade in stellar burst of gases shed with elements from which we’re bred evolved to human escapade; yet nature’s laws must be obeyed so all that flourishes shall fade for never-ending cosmic thread of starry stuff; mid vast celestial serenade as music of the spheres portrayed with majesty the stars o’erspread create the living from the dead in metamorphic masquerade of starry stuff. ~ Harley White * * * * * * * * “Our Sun is a second– or third-generation star. All of the rocky and metallic material we stand on, the iron in our blood, the calcium in our teeth, the carbon in our genes were produced billions of years ago in the interior of a red giant star. We are made of star-stuff.” ~ Carl Sagan, “The Cosmic Connection: An Extraterrestrial Perspective”, 1973

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