Life behind the Stars

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Life behind the Stars

Title: Life behind the Stars

Director: Daniel Vega
Produced by: 291 Science Films
Running Time: 51:40 Minutes
Country: Spain
Year: 2016

Age Guideline:
University and General Public

Category: Natural Science, Life Science & Technology

Screened In: The Philippines, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Namibia, Mali, Rwanda, South Africa

Atoms, which have originated in stars, make up what surrounds humans: animals, air, water – all this consists of atoms. One can say that the world is made of star material. The role the stars play, however, does not stop with the globe: researchers believe that stars can also create, develop and also extinguish life throughout the universe. The film follows a non-visible natural phenomenon and illuminates the cosmic radiation. In the search for a connection between life and the most distant stars, astronomy meets with particle physics and biology.