One of the most magnificent truths revealed by science is that we and the universe are one. We are made of atoms that once were in the hearts of burning stars, and which then died and spread their contents into space as dust. In We Are Star Dust, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Lawrence Krauss, and Richard Feynman ponder the enormity of our origins and the tininess of ourselves in the vastness of the universe. In an interesting aside, I recently found out that physicist Lawrence Krauss is the younger brother of my favorite professor from law school. I wonder if I can wrangle getting a book or two of mine signed out of that connection.
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