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The Small Magellanic Galaxy from NASA’s Image Library (copyright free) Yes, study astrology, astronomy, and all other sciences which lead far beyond our small home planet. But let us not lose the wonderment and sense of awe which has been a part of humankind’s soul since we raised our eyes from the ground on which […]

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Many years a mystery

“Ye stars which are the poetry of Heaven! If, in your bright leaves we read the fate Of men and empires—’tis to be forgiven, That in our aspirations to be great, Our destinies o’erleap this mortal state And claim a kindred with you; for ye are A beauty and a mystery and create In us

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