Swords to Telescopes

Originally published: Saturday, August 23, 2014 by Michael O’Shea Astronomy can be political. That glowing blue dot below is Earth, in an image taken by the @CassiniSaturn probe, some 900 miles away in Saturn’s orbit. This blue dot, the only planet we know that supports life, represents the sum of all our human experiences in our species’ existence: Read more about Swords to Telescopes[…]