..."the death of a star and how that throws elements out in to space, and how those elements are the same ones that you and I are made of. So we are all the children of stars."..." Or there is another less poetic romantic way of putting it, you could say we are all made of nuclear waste. Kind of depends on how you are feeling that day".
-- Lucy Hawking on Guardian Science Weekly
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