“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.” – Carl Sagan

“We are all made of stardust” – variations of this quote by countless people

This fact sinks a little deeper every time I spend some time staring at the stars, and I feel a little more connected with the universe.