What Star’s Stardust Are You Made Of?

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Jennifer Post

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About This Quiz

Astronomy is fascinating, really. When you look up, everything that you see can be studied. However, scientists only know a small percentage of what is out there. So much of space and the universe is unexplored and probably always will be. Once just a cliche, studies have proven that humans are, in fact, made up of stardust. The human body and the galaxy in which we live share 97% of the same kind of atoms. 

Along with all of the scientific evidence of space and the stars, people also use astrology to explain things that happen in their lives. Mercury in retrograde? That explains a lot. Your mood planet circling the sun? Yep, that helps. Stardust, by definition, is about glamor, but perhaps it's a mass of stars off in the distance that appears as tiny particles of dust.

There are millions upon millions of stars in the sky, so how could anyone possibly know which one your stardust body is made up of? Well, in realistic terms you can't. However, based on other parts of your life and the way you go through life, it can at least be narrowed down to the type of star, maybe not scientifically, but spiritually. So want to find out which star your stardust comes from? Take this quiz!

Were you required to take an astronomy class in school?

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Do you pay attention to what's going on in space?

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When you're in a bad mood, do you check to see if Mercury is in retrograde?

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How alpha are you?

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What does space mean to you?

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There's a lot of taboo topics out there, with death being one of them. How do you feel about the subject?

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Do you pray to a God or to the universe?

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Do you ever feel strangely connected to anything?

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If you could live on a planet other than Earth, which one would it be?

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What color do you feel defines you as a person?

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Do you believe in fortune telling?

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How do you go about making decisions in life?

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Where is one place you want to travel to?

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Why do you think space is so fascinating?

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Have you ever had an out-of-body experience?

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Do you prefer sunny weather or cloudy weather?

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Could you survive if a day was a year long, similar to a day on Venus?

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What's the first thing you would do if you walked on the moon?

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If you could drive to space, would you?

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How would you deal with the complete silence of space?

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What do you do when you hear there's an asteroid headed for Earth?

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If you had to choose, what is the best part of sunsets?

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Did you know that many stars you look at are already dead?

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Out of all the 24 hours in a day, during what part of the day do you thrive?

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Will you be ready when Polaris is no longer the North Star?

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What do you think the inside of a black hole is like?

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How would you market "moon water"?

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Would you travel to see the Northern Lights?

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How closely do you think astronomy and astrology are related?

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Could you live on a spaceship?

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