Pioneer Space Plaque Redesign

By Edward Tufte: “Since the principles of physics hold everywhere, magic is conceivably a cosmological entertainment, with the wonder induced by thea

By Edward Tufte: “Since the principles of physics hold everywhere, magic is conceivably a cosmological entertainment, with the wonder induced by theatrical illusions appreciated by all, regardless of planetary system. Accordingly the plaque aboard the Pioneer spacecraft for extraterrestrial scrutiny billions of years from now might have escaped from its conspicuously anthropocentric gestures by showing instead the universally familiar Amazing Levitation Trick.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE