Every single atom in your body is from the core of a star that was created billions of years ago

from GZA (Ft. Christopher Emdin & Science Genius) – Science Genius 12.12.12 Speech Lyrics on Rap Genius


The first version of that quote to be made famous is Carl Sagan’s line “We are star stuff”, in the TV series Cosmos

When the universe first formed, it contained only hydrogen, helium, and a tiny dusting of other elements. Everything else, including carbon (upon which life on Earth is based), was forged by thermonuclear reactions inside stars

You could even argue that rappers should shout out supernovae more often — they’re responsible for all the bling!

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