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Salvo 32

Salvo 32

Department: Opening Salvo — Topic: ScientismSalvo #32

Of Specks & Men

Is the Earth Merely a Pale Blue Dot? by James M. Kushiner


According to the usual story of the Middle Ages, people at that time thought the earth was flat. They did not actually think that, but they did believe that the sun went around the earth and that the earth stood still. And then Copernicus and Galileo came along and enlightened everyone. Man was dethroned from the center of the universe. And then even our solar system was discovered to be a mere mediocrity in an average galaxy, only one galaxy among trillions more. A photograph taken by . . .


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