Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM News

Exploding Stars Make Key Ingredient in Sand, Glass


Supernova remnant

This image of supernova remnant G54.1+0.3 includes radio, infrared and X-ray light.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/CXC/ESA/NRAO/J. Rho (SETI Institute)

We are all, quite literally, made of star dust. Many of the chemicals that compose our planet and our bodies were formed directly by stars.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
View Full Article


 

No entries found