A great YouTube video: Why Star Stuff Matters: Crash Course Big History 202
So, the stars made the elements, we’re all made of star stuff, etc. But what does all this mean? This week Emily Graslie teaches you how the formation of chemical elements in the bellies of the earliest stars made life as we know it possible. Namely, we’ll be learning about lowly carbon, which it turns out, is kind of a superhero when it comes to the rise of complexity.
Learn more at The Big History Project: http://www.bighistoryproject.com
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