“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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Categories: Photography, Poetry
Tags: Civilization, Cosmos, Death, Digital Imagery, Galaxies, Humanity, Intelligence, Mineralology, Paris, Photography, Poetry, Science, Sirius, Space, Stars, The Milk Of Human Kindness, Universe, Void, Voyager I, Voyager II, Worth