Space. The big empty hole in the sky where the Moon lives. The dark place where smells aren’t. That vast expanse of nothingness in which ancient stars dance to timeless beats, locked forever in a cosmic conga line, tracing a funky path through swirling nebulae and roaring galaxies. For years, astronomers have tried to determine what exactly space is made of, but besides figuring out that it probably has something to do with hydrogen, they’ve come up empty-handed. “Whatever it is, we know that you can’t breathe it in,” the renowned scientist and space expert Carl Sagan once said, “or else your freakin’ head will explode, buddy.”
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