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RadiantAspie
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30 Nov 2007, 12:39 am

I thought about posting this in the science section, but I think its better over here. Enjoy:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p86BPM1GV8M[/youtube]


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According to NASA, that blue dot you see is about 0.12 pixel in size. Voyager was about 4 billion miles away when it took the picture.


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30 Nov 2007, 12:55 am

I would really love to have this commentary recorded without the piano... I would have a use for it.

<3 Carl Sagan. <3 Pale Blue Dot. :)



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04 Dec 2007, 8:54 pm

This is cool. 8)



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04 Dec 2007, 11:34 pm

Very nice, thanks for posting it.



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05 Dec 2007, 3:25 am

Carl Sagan is my hero.



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06 Dec 2007, 6:26 pm

Thanks for your comments.

I found the original episode that it was from, in three parts:

Part 1:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHsAMYBHhSo&feature=related[/youtube]

Part 2:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXcV0GmfeIc&feature=related[/youtube]

Part 3:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8l7TFMVjt8&feature=related[/youtube]


The third part contains the excerpt.

Enjoy.


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