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“Pale Blue Dot” Turns 25 Today!

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On this day in 1990, the Voyager I space probe, the only man-made object to so far to leave our solar system and travel into interstellar space, took a series of photographs commonly referred to as “The Family Portrait.” On the suggestion of astronomer Carl Sagan, NASA turned the cameras on Voyager around as it flew past Pluto to look at our solar system from its outer end. At a distance of about 6 billion kilometers from Earth, on February 14, 1990, Voyager I made history again. Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday January 29, 2015

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In this week’s episode of Open Sources Guelph, we’ll consider the election issues past and present, as well as a seminal anniversary in world events. Continue reading

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