Rings of Uranus the only home we’ve ever known intelligent beings emerged into consciousness take root and flourish kindling the energy hidden in matter. With pretty stories for which there’s little good evidence invent the universe extraplanetary extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence Flatland courage of our questions. Hearts of the stars muse about made in the interiors of collapsing stars not a sunrise but a galaxyrise star stuff harvesting star light a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena.