“Billions of years from now our sun,
then a distended red giant star,
will have reduced Earth to a charred cinder.
But the Voyager record will still be largely intact,
in some other remote region of the Milky Way galaxy,
preserving a murmur of an ancient civilization that once flourished.”


~ Carl Sagan ~


Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a natural calcite formation taken in the Musée de Minéralogie in Paris in May 2018.

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  1. “The universe is a pretty big place. If it’s just us, seems like an awful waste of space.” ~ Carl Sagan

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