You Are Made Of Stars
Carl Sagan famously wrote in 1973, "We are all made of star-stuff." Everything in the universe heavier than hydrogen was made billions of years ago in the interior of a red giant star. Yes, this includes a lot of your body.
from SciShow Space
Key Facts In This Video
Everything in the universe heavier than hydrogen was made from a star. (1:02)
Supernovae can generate enough heat to fuse together some of the heaviest elements, creating massive waves of energy. (2:11)
Every person is made of approximately 53 percent water. (2:49)