Astronomy Perspective

Where Earthlings stand in the grand scheme of things



Astronomy Perspective - size of Earth compared to Venus, Mars, Mercury and Pluto

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Antares is the 15th brightest star in the sky, and it’s ~ 1,000 light years away

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The poetry of earth is never dead. - John Keats

Farmers are the salt of the earth. - Unknown

Canada and space are a natural fit. - Marc Garneau

Maintenance is as much art as it is science. - Unknown

And all the insects ceased in honor of the moon. - Jack Kerouac

The nameless is the beginning of heaven and earth - Lao-tzu

Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides. - Rita Mae Brown

Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates. - Fernando Pessoa

You are the only person on Earth who can use your ability. - Zig Ziglar

True science teaches, above all, to doubt and be ignorant. - Miguel de Unamuno

The only way on earth to multiply happiness is to divide it. - Paul Scherer

All exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation. - Bertrand Russell

My husband said he needed more space. So I locked him outside. - Roseanne Barr

Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know. - Bertrand Russell

What counts in science is to be not so much the first as the last. - Erwin Chargaff

When a finger points to the moon, the imbecile looks at the finger. - Chinese Proverb

The meek may inherit the earth, but they don't get in to Harvard. - Robin Williams

Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger. - Allen Klein

I don't believe in astrology. I am a Sagittarius and we're very skeptical. - Arthur C. Clarke

Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems. - Nelson A. Rockefeller

The earth has a skin and that skin has diseases. One of its diseases is called Man. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Men are probably nearer the central truth in their superstitions than in their science. - Henry David Thoreau

Mathematics is the cheapest science. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and a paper. - George Polya

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. - Langston Hughes

Attitude is everything - shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll be among the stars. - Les Brown

Why is America the last best hope of Earth? What if it's Liechtenstein? Or, worse, Canada? - Sarah Vowell

I admit that mathematical science is a good thing. But excessive devotion to it is a bad thing. - Aldous Huxley

Someone sent me a postcard picture of the earth. On the back it said, "Wish you were here." - Steven Wright

It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth after they inherit it. - Kim Hubbard

I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. - Jack London

Nudist Colony Halloween parties are especially scary. They give the word 'moon' a new cruel meaning. - Ray Palla

The larger office, the corner space, the extra window are the teddy bears and tricycles of adult office life. - Willard Gaylin

When walking, you see things that you miss in a motor car or on the train. You give your mind space to ponder. - Tom Hodgkinson

There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person. - G K Chesterton

Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next ten. - Neil A Armstrong

They who meet on an April night are forever lost in love, if there's moonlight all about and there's no moon above. - Fred Saidy

Dontopedalogy is the science of opening your mouth and putting your foot in it, a science which I have practiced for a good many years. - Prince Philip

Worrying is less work than doing something to fix the worry. Everybody wants to save the earth; nobody wants to help Mom with the dishes. - P.J. O'Rourke

The other day I dreamed that I was at the gates of heaven.
And Saint Peter said, "Go back to Earth. There are no slums up here." - Mother Teresa

How is it that mercury is not safe for food additives and Over the Counter drug products, but it is safe in our vaccines and dental amalgams? - Dan Burton


see also   Space   Section
Alien Seating
First Man on the Moon - a Hoax?
Giant Step For Mankind
Global Worming
Houston Space Problem
India’s New Space Program
Moon Crane
Moon Theft
Redneck Space Shuttle
Star Wars Computer

 

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17-Oct-2017