Need Some Perspective? Watch Carl Sagan’s ‘Pale Blue Dot’

November 8, 2016

So, it’s election day here in the United States.

Every presidential election seems important — but I am sure that I am not alone in thinking this one is different, maybe more important than most.

So please go vote.

When you’re done, I give you (once again) Carl Sagan’s beautiful Pale Blue Dot speech to put it all in perspective.


Adam Frank is a co-founder of the 13.7 blog, an astrophysics professor at the University of Rochester, a book author and a self-described “evangelist of science.” You can keep up with more of what Adam is thinking on Facebook and Twitter: @adamfrank4

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