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Pale Blue Dot

Pale Blue Dot

Posted on November 16, 2019 by

Categories: Cosmology, Science

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The pale blue dot image suggests the lack of importance of the Earth in the cosmos.  Secular sources frequently declare the Earth as an ordinary rock surrounding an ordinary Sun, in an ordinary place in the Universe. The late astronomer Carl Sagan was one such source, who claimed that the Earth is insignificant in the cosmic expressing of things – it is just a grain of sand in the immense seashore of the cosmos. Voyager 1, one of the earlier satellites launched into space, took a picture of the Earth in 1990 when it was about four billion miles away…. Read More »