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Originally posted by Emily_Cragg
Copernicus made the startling revelation that the earth was the center of the Universe?
The most important aspect of Copernicus' work is that it forever changed the place of man in the cosmos; no longer could man legitimately think his significance greater than his fellow creatures; with Copernicus' work, man could now take his place among that which exists all about him, and not of necessity take that premier position which had been assigned immodestly to him by the theologians
Originally posted by The Big O
I just wonder if there are others out there that want to find out if they are "alone" as bad as we are?
It also made me fully appreciate just how far aliens would have to come to visit our little planet, and the technologies involved would need to be incredible. Its just made me think that perhaps such a technologically advanced race wouldn't travel almost inifinite distances