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The One
26th February 2012, 21:50
The 'Pale Blue Dot' is a photograph of planet Earth taken in 1990 by the Voyager 1 spacecraft from a distance of about 3.7 billion miles

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crosby
26th February 2012, 22:05
thanks The One. this really puts life into perspective. and although i don't agree with him in regards to other places that harbor life, i appreciate his clarity.
regards, corson

Ineffable Hitchhiker
26th February 2012, 22:06
Aaaah, I love it!
Have watched it a "gazillion" times and watch it whenever I start taking life too seriously. :becky:
Thank you for the reminder. :)


http://i40.tinypic.com/6p18xg.jpg



A rose made of galaxies
http://i44.tinypic.com/n3agpi.jpg
source (http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1107a/)

The One
26th February 2012, 22:22
thanks The One. this really puts life into perspective. and although i don't agree with him in regards to other places that harbor life, i appreciate his clarity.
regards, corson

completley agree with you on that my friend :cool:

jagman
26th February 2012, 23:25
Carl was a master story teller. He made science so interesting. Yeah, He was definitely one of the best.:behindsofa:

WhiteFeather
26th February 2012, 23:36
Have a gander at this you Sagan nuggets.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGK84Poeynk

WhiteFeather
26th February 2012, 23:44
Here's another one of my Favorites from Sagan. Enjoy Space Nuggets.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSgiXGELjbc&feature=relmfu