stardust, the milky way, and dung beetles

Most of us are aware that the atoms that compose human beings are the same as the ones found in stars, and that in fact most of those atoms were created in stars. And you may have seen a science news note earlier this year describing how dung beetles can navigate using the Milky Way. It’s an amazing universe.

This New York Times article published last August reflects on that idea:
Stars, Gold, Dung Beetles and Us

 



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