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What a positively profound moment at 39:00 , when I first saw that picture of Saturn light up and heard the words “and across a billion miles of interplanetary space we can spot our own planet Earth nestled in the arms of Saturn’s rings”.

There is a powerful recognition that stirs within us when we see our own gorgeous little blue ocean planet as it would be seen by others in the skies of other worlds. It’s a recognition that never fails to move us.

As Richard Dawkins said, Carolyn Porco’s words are beautifully poetic.

Thu, 12 Nov 2009 06:45:00 UTC | #412968