Earth orbits the Sun at an average distance of 149.60 million km (92.96 million mi), and one complete orbit takes 365.256 days (1 sidereal year), during which time Earth has traveled 940 million km (584 million mi).
The creation of the universe...
"Ants are more like the parts of an animal than entities on their own. They are mobile cells, circulating through a dense connective tissue of other ants in a matrix of twigs. The circuits are so intimately interwoven that the anthill meets all the essential criteria of an organism".
— Lewis Thomas
Here comes the night...
"...anything is possible. Had you not seen it all from birth and thereby bled it of its strangeness it would appear to you for what it is, a hat trick in a medicine show, a fevered dream, a trance bepopulate with chimeras having neither analogue nor precedent, an itinerant carnival, a migratory tentshow whose ultimate destination after many a pitch in many a mudded field is unspeakable and calamitous beyond reckoning." ― Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West
Belief and immolation...
Absence of humans and radio static.
An Incomplete History of the Beginnings of the Moving Image
A short film showing the origins of the movie industry from science experiment to novelty act to art form..
"With its frigid brilliances, its blue-red sweeps And gusts of great enkindlings, its polar green, The color of ice and fire and solitude." - The Auroras of Autumn by Wallace Stevens
The Earth is teaming with life. All life competes to form habitats, to carve out a niche in the hostile environment.
"Chaos draws all forces inward, to shape a single leaf" Conrad Aitken