Mira-type variable stars are constantly throwing the key chemicals for life out into space

Mira-type variable stars are constantly throwing the key chemicals for life out into space

We know that the carbon in your bones was formed long ago in the heart of a star. But how did that carbon actually make its way to your bones? It’s a bit of a complicated puzzle, and recent observations with the SOFIA observatory show how Mira stars do the trick. Stars like our sun …

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