carl sagan rocks!

dedicated to the late, great carl sagan: visionary scientist and total badass

“We are one species. We are star stuff harvesting star light.”

— Carl Sagan (via beesweet624)
carl sagan rocks

Carl Sagan Going Down The Wormhole


Carl Sagan Going Down The Wormhole

“Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light‐years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual. So are our emotions in the presence of great art or music or literature, or acts of exemplary selfless courage such as those of Mohandas Gandhi or Martin Luther King, Jr. The notion that science and spirituality are somehow mutually exclusive does a disservice to both.”

— Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (via bleudaimonia)

“And after the earth dies, some 5 billion years from now, after it’s burned to a crisp, or even swallowed by the Sun, there will be other worlds and stars and galaxies coming into being — and they will know nothing of a place once called Earth.”

— Carl Sagan (via realmlovejoy)


This hits me right in the chest really hard.

The last line is powerful enough to make me cry if I’m in the right mood