Neuron or Universe? We Are Stardust!

One photo depicts developing neurons in a young mouse’s brain. The other is an astrophysicist’s computer simulation of our ever-expanding universe. Can you tell which is which? Click to enlarge.

“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And, the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics: You are all stardust. You couldn’t be here if stars hadn’t exploded, because the elements – the carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, iron, all the things that matter for evolution and for life – weren’t created at the beginning of time. They were created in the nuclear furnaces of stars, and the only way for them to get into your body is if those stars were kind enough to explode. So, forget Jesus. The stars died so that you could be here today.”

– Dr. Lawrence Krauss (theoretical physicist)

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  • This is just a beautiful representation of the ancient alchemical wisdom and: 'As above, so below', and uplifts the 'stardust'in the heart of this Vedic astrologer. Thank you for sharing this with all of us. Patty