Our forefathers had a deep connection with the night sky,it's the only source for entertainment. Stars are the power houses of the universe producing energy,heat,light for life.. Nebulae are most extreme yet wonderful aspects.Studying stars is studying the universe itself at basic level.
Life on earth had a gradual beginning. Whether it was from abiotic components, a hit of panspermia from an interstellar object or origin due to thunder, is not clear. Basic units such as carbon, nitrogen and water might have organized into proteins, RNA and living cells later on with time.