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A Pluto View

A light blue dust mote

Photo by NASA — In Public Domain: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/pale-blue-dot-revisited

Swimming in gray, grainy, slightly distorted space: a faint blue dot — so small it’s almost a theoretical point, a bluish, dimensionless location. This is our little home planet as seen from beyond Pluto, 3.7 billion freezing miles away.

To me, this image — shot by the Voyager 1 space probe on February 14, 1990 — speaks 3.7 billion freezing volumes, all mostly wondering if…

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Ulf Wolf

Ulf Wolf

Raised by trolls in northern Sweden, now settled on the California coast a stone’s throw south of the Oregon border. Here I meditate and write. Wolfstuff.com.