This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body
In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage,” the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.
“The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean,” Sagan says. “Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We long to return, and we can, because the cosmos is also within us. We’re made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.”