Until very recently we thought that stars create new atoms via nuclear fusion and that those atoms coalesce into planets upon which organic matter may or may not evolve/occur.
Nope. It turns out that stars create complex organic matter and emit it into space.
I was taught that 'space dust' was comprised of the odd atom and *sometimes* a rare molecule.
It turns out that Life is far more central to existence than we realized.
See : Discovery: Cosmic Dust Contains Organic Matter from Stars
The study's lead author Sun Kwok, of the University of Hong Kong said, "Nature is much more clever than we had imagined."
Why this wasn't front page news around the world I will never understand!