Lungful of stars greetings card
Lungful of stars greetings card
Lungful of stars greetings card
Lungful of stars greetings card

Lungful of stars greetings card

£3.00

Hand-drawn anatomical pair of lungs filled with stars to spark wonder at the scale of the physical world. Part of the anatomy collection.

Mix and match

Front: “On a deep breath you have more air molecules in your lungs than there are stars in the visible universe”
Inside: Blank
Back: “Stars in the observable universe (estimate) - 70,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. Gas molecules in a deep lungful of air (estimate) - 600,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. Quote on front adapted from the book Planet Box by Laura Daly and Diana Syder, published by Comma Press.”

Size: 12.7 x 17.8 cm
Envelope: Recycled brown fleck Kraft
Cello: biodegradable
Card: 300gsm Soft Castillo White, Forestry Stewardship Council certified
Medium: black ink fine liner pen; photo of stars

Photos: Neil Spicer Photography, 2016

References
Stars in the observable universe: www.universetoday.com/102630/how-many-stars-are-there-in-the-universe
Gas molecules in a deep lungful of air: www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/questions/question/3324/