Monday, October 19, 2009

How others see us

(I discovered this on Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy site)

See that little dot up near the top? That's Earth. And the bigger dot near the bottom? That's Jupiter. The picture was taken in 2003 by the Mars Global Surveyor. Go here for more details, and look at the full-sized image.
Space, as Douglas Adams reminded us, is big.

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