June 12, 2010

light matters

The Sun is around 93 million miles away, so it takes sunlight more than eight minutes to reach us.

To a pessimist, this means that it is possible that the sun has already died, or exploded, but we just don't know it yet.
"Starting with the affirmation of man
I work myself backwards using cynicism
(the time monitor, the space measurer)
I live sweat, but I dream light-years..."

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