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

The Earth laughs in flowers. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Science is forever rewriting itself. - Unknown

We are here on Earth to fart around. - Kurt Vonnegut

There is no gravity. The earth sucks. - Graffito

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

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

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. - Immanuel Kant

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

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

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

Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night. - Steve Almond

Man will never reach the moon regardless of all future scientific advances. - Lee De Forest

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

If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space? - Valentina Tereshkova

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. - John Dewey

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. - Jacob Bronowski

The only amaranthine flower on earth is virtue; the only lasting treasure, truth. - William Cowper

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

Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. - Anton Chekhov

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

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

Let us never forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. - Daniel Webster

The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground. - G K Chesterton

Great music is as much about the space between the notes as it is about the notes themselves. - Sting

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

Science is angling in the mud - angling for immortality and for anything else that may turn up. - Aldous Huxley

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

It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married. - Robert Frost

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

The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space. - Marilyn Monroe

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

I read recipes the same way I read science fiction. I get to the end and I think, "Well, that's not going to happen." - Unknown

I have a maple leaf tattoo over my heart, quite literally, and my two favorite things on Earth are being in Canada and making movies. - Jay Baruchel

The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole planet would be named Bush, Dick and Colon. - Kurt Vonnegut

When my time on Earth is gone and my activities here are past, I want that they should bury me upside down so my critics can kiss my ass. - Bobby Knight

NASA's robot Curiosity landed on Mars. Early pictures show no signs of ESPN or beer. This makes it very clear that men are not from Mars. - Unknown

Nothing has afforded me so convincing a proof of the unity of the Deity as these purely mental conceptions of numerical and mathematical science. - Mary Somerville

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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17-Nov-2018