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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Never moon a werewolf. - Mike Binder

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus. - John Gray

Space ails us moderns: we are sick with space. - Robert Frost

It is the empty space which makes the room useful. - Lao-tzu

The earth has its music for those who will listen. - George Santayana

To me, chocolate was the sole reason we on this earth. - Esi Edugyan

Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it. - George Carlin

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

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. - Loren Eiseley

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

The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights. - J Paul Getty

They bequeathed the gleaming gold, treasure of men, to earth. - Beowulf

I'm still ready to go to the moon, if they'll take me. - Walter Cronkite

I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary. - Lou Holtz

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

If I could light my own farts I could fly to the moon or at least Uranus. - Robin Williams

America forms the longest and straightest bone in the earth's skeleton. - Ellsworth Huntington

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition. - Adam Smith

It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover. - Jules Henri Poincare

Science becomes dangerous only when it imagines that it has reached its goal. - George Bernard Shaw

There is no such thing as science fiction, there is only science eventuality. - Steven Spielberg

The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth. - Chinese Proverb

The patient does not care about your science; what he wants to know is, can you cure him? - Martin H. Fischer

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

Earth's the right place for love: I don’t know where it's likely to go better. - Robert Frost

If NASA really wants to find water on Mars, they should just send me there to hit a golf ball. - Gene Jaster

Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to 1. - C-3PO

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

What's the earth with all its art, verse, music, worth -
Compared with love, found, gained, and kept? - Robert Browning

Art is made to disturb. Science reassures. There is only one valuable thin in art: the thing you cannot explain. - Georges Braque

Statistics: the only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions. - Evan Esar

Oh my. Space travel sounds rather perilous. I can assure you they will never get me on one of those dreadful Star Ships. - C-3PO

The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics. - Bertrand Russell

Amazingly when you add life and consciousness to the equation you can actually explain some of the biggest puzzles of science. - Robert Lanza

If NASA has a 14 minute delay for an event 155,000,000 miles away, hoe come NBC has a 6 hour delay for an event 3,500 miles away? - Unknown

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together. - Daniel Webster

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

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. - Carl Sagan

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

Whenever you are embarrassed, just remember that in 1999 NASA destroyed a $655 Million project because the engineers mistook kilograms and pounds. - Unknown


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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21-Feb-2018