Any Carl Sagan fan knows you’re made of star stuff. Protons don’t decay into any other particles (as far as we can tell), so you can reliably assume that most bits of you have been around since a second after the Big Bang. But if you’re thinking a little more locally, you might wonder whether the Milky Way formed in…
A young Carl Sagan comes to vivid life in “Star Stuff,” a short film by Croatian film director Ratimir Rakuljic. It offers a moving re-enactment of how a young boy from Brooklyn with an insatiable appetite for wonder and science grew up to become a beloved iconic figure in science communication and outreach.
Face paint and stop-motion are combined to beautiful effect in Ruby, a fantastically imaginative portrayal of life, death and rebirth.
Barcelona-based artist Sergio Albiac puts a stunning spin on Carl Sagan's iconic description of humanity's cosmic origins with his latest project, Stardust Portraits. Now's your chance to see your face drawn with galaxies,reimagined in a celestial form. And best of all, it's totally free.
For eighteen episodes during 1980, kids in Philadelphia were given a weekly glimpse into "the future" thanks to a show called Starstuff. Click through to catch up with computers that could see through time and worryingly cheap space colonies.