Feeling cosmic today?

If you ever feel down and meaningless, remember that a gigantic star, several times bigger than our sun, died in a magnificent supernova, a blinding flash brighter than the entire galaxy just to create the iron in your blood.


2 comments on “Feeling cosmic today?

  1. Ruxandra says:

    …and the calcium in our bones was produced by powerful nuclear reactions in the interior of another gigantic star. Actually, all chemical elements on Earth come from stars, except for hydrogen and helium. The conclusion being that despite our billion year – evolution, our technological progress, our religions and philosophies, our love and passions, our desire to become writers or diplomats, we are what we are: stardust.

  2. Miha says:

    Think she suffered?

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