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Carl Sagan’s “Pale Blue Dot” Lives On

“We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it’s forever.” -Carl Sagan So ends this inspiring video in which Sagan reads from his classic Pale Blue Dot, while we see famous photographs and listen to the music of Sigur Rós. An intense, if oddly calming, way to start your day. Warning: contains some [...]

“Cosmos” Documentary, Auto-Tuned Vocals by Carl Sagan, ft. Stephen Hawking (Seriously)

I hereby present the most awesome thing I’ve seen all year: an autotuned remix of an episode of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos. Entitled “A Glorious Dawn,” it’s the best trailer I’ve yet seen for the series as a whole — it’s genuinely a catchy song, and it actually communicates Sagan’s sense of wonder for the cosmos. [...]