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An excerpt from the famous ‘Pale Blue Dot’ speech given by the late American cosmologist and astrophysicist Carl Sagan, animated as a tribute by Vishal Varghese. To wit:

Carl Sagan, the astronomer of the people strived to untangle the subtle complexities of modern physics and present them to the everyday audience. He believed that in a world where knowledge was available freely to every person seeking it.

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Two years ago, Michael Marantz edited clips of Carl Sagan reading from his inspirational 1994 book The Pale Blue Dot with a time-lapse sequence filmed in Mexico and Utah.

Now, YouTuber Ian Wallace has done something similar, this time using cut-scenes from Halo: Reach.

Stirring stuff, either way.

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