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dennysgod: Yeah, but can they explain what would happen if life as you know it stopped instantaneously and every molecule in your body exploded at the speed of light?
BEER_ME_in_CT: Always was curious about how God did it 6000 years ago. Got it. Very informative
Hack Patooey: BEER_ME_in_CT: Always was curious about how God did it 6000 years ago. Got it. Very informativeMagic Man done it
syrynxx: The carbon in our bodies does not come from dying stars - sorry, Carl Sagan and whoever this AW is. Stars have the luxury of inefficiency, and operate on a multi-stage fusion cycle in which carbon is a catalyst. It is necessary, but the amount of carbon required is equal to the amount of carbon produced. Humans have to settle for the lowest-hanging fruit, which is the dirty Deuterium-Tritium fusion reaction.Everything post-Fe26 and much before that, can safely be said to be the product of gravitational collapse promoting less-efficient exothermic fusion or even endothermic fusion. But not carbon.
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