A little perspective on life via Messier 15, courtesy ESA:

This multi-coloured firework display is a cluster of stars known as Messier 15, located some 35000 light-years away in the constellation of Pegasus (The Winged Horse). It is one of the oldest globular clusters known, with an age of around 12 billion years ... contains over 100000 stars, and could also hide a rare type of black hole at its centre.