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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Back in my day we had nine planets. - Unknown

Astrology is a disease, not a science. - Maimonides

He goes through groceries like an earth remover. - Archie Bunker

I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact. - Elon Musk

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

The earth swarms with people who are not worth talking to. - Voltaire

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

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

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

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

You are the antibodies kicking in as the planet fights its fever. - Bill McKibben

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. - George Carlin

If there is a paradise on earth, it is this, it is this, it is this. - Babur

The two kinds of people on earth are the people who lift and the people who lean. - Unknown

Perhaps all artists were, in a sense, housewives: tenders of the earth household. - Erica Jong

It would be better for the true physics if there were no mathematicians on earth. - Daniel Bernoulli

Science is the ascertainment of facts and the refusal to regard facts as permanent. - Unknown

If we were born knowing everything, what would we do with all this time on this earth? - Nelly

I know why superman left krypton. Earth was the only place where he could get steroids. - Milton Berle

Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home. - Bill Cosby

We are here on earth to do good unto others. What the others are here for, I have no idea. - W H Auden

Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul. - Thomas Merton

Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet. - Mark Twain

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

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

I'm shy in person - so afraid to confess my love - I need a go-between - our mutual friend, the Moon. - John Geddes

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

God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die. - Bill Watterson

You think so logically... like a hawk soaring - I feel so chaotically... like a kite without a tail plummeting to earth. - John Geddes

As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind - every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder. - John Glenn

Science may have found a cure for most evils, but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings. - Helen Keller

There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact. - Mark Twain

Over the long haul of life on this planet, it is the ecologists, and not the bookkeepers of business, who are the ultimate accountants. - Stewart L McKinley

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

Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines. - Bertrand Russell

The purpose of architecture is to shelter and enhance man's life on earth and to fulfill his belief in the nobility of his existence. - Eero Saarinen

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

I want to keep fighting because it is the only thing that keeps me out of the hamburger joints. If I don't fight, I'll eat this planet. - George Foreman


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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25-Sep-2017