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Video: Michelle Thaller — “We Are Dead Stars”


In this collaboration between The Atlantic and the podcast TRBQ (The Really Big Questions), NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller explains how every atom in the human body – and, indeed, every object in the universe that is composed of anything more complex than hydrogen and helium atoms – can be traced back to the life cycle of a star.

Producer: Flora Lichtman, Katherine Wells

Websites: Soundvision Productions, TRBQ

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One comment on “Video: Michelle Thaller — “We Are Dead Stars”

  1. venantiusjpinto
    April 5, 2018

    Holy gadzooks! Needed this to see color in a different way, or rather working in it, with it, and through it.

    Liked by 1 person

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