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Oil, 24 x 30 inches

“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.”

This quote from Carl Sagan represents one of the most poetic truths of our scientific reality. That heavy elements weren't created at the beginning of time. They were created in the nuclear furnaces of earlier generations of stars that have since exploded and spread their material across the universe. We are literally made of stardust. This allows us a new and profound feeling of connection to the stars we see in the sky, to the universe, and to everyone in it. Neil deGrasse Tyson calls this idea "the most astounding fact" in the video below.

Most Astounding Fact video: youtu.be/9D05ej8u-gU
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franksolo Featured By Owner May 23, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good imagination
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elbitjusticiero Featured By Owner Edited May 19, 2017  Professional Writer
This is seriously awesome.
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Mmkaay Featured By Owner May 16, 2017  Student Digital Artist
This is one of the most beautiful paintings on Earth I am not flattering I am serious
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Tordo Featured By Owner May 10, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
:clap:
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afke11 Featured By Owner May 10, 2017   Traditional Artist
Gorgeous... :heart:
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GeaAusten Featured By Owner May 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
lovely.. brilliant perspective :-)
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bloedzuigerbloed Featured By Owner May 9, 2017  Student General Artist
Ooh, I love how the shadows are the stars behind. Great!
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pocketzombie11 Featured By Owner May 9, 2017
Saw your picture and then watched the video afterwards, amazing.
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