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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Pale blue dot.

For too many, Carl Sagan was just a running joke about "billions and billions." But the man was taken with the giant* scale of the universe. As a thinking man, he couldn't help but have that affect his philosophy.

Take three and a half minutes, and go listen to the simple, profound words of a great thinker whom we lost too early.


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At Tuesday, September 22, 2009 6:27:00 PM, Anonymous MadRocketScientist said...

There is a reason he's the man I consider my personal hero.

At Tuesday, September 22, 2009 8:51:00 PM, Blogger charlotte g said...

Thank you. I didn't know he had died. Somehow, he is coupled with my view of sanity. And the Big Picture.But now I have my own, to which he contributed. Thank you for this.

At Tuesday, September 22, 2009 10:55:00 PM, Blogger Matt G said...

He died back in 1996. He was 62.

At Wednesday, September 23, 2009 2:37:00 PM, Anonymous Matt M said...

The universe is an amazing place. A regular person will need a lot of help in appreciating just how amazing it is. Mr. Sagan was the man who helped me appreciate it.

Matt, there is a difference between Enormity (big badness), and Enormousness (big bigness).

At Wednesday, September 23, 2009 3:08:00 PM, Blogger Matt G said...

Oof. And I know and knew the difference!

The shame! How she burns!

At Saturday, September 26, 2009 8:05:00 PM, Blogger Old NFO said...

Sagan DID do a lot to help science, especially in astrophysics- He was an interesting speaker also.


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