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Article: The Voyager Probes – From Earth to an Extrasolar experience

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    Wow!

    Thank you so much for this very good and informative article. Well done! Smile

    It’s amazing how old these probes are, how much they’ve found out and discovered so far - and yet, this is only the beginning.

    To boldly go... Live Long and Prosper
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    Thanks Alex Smile and I was surprised as well when it came to researching this. The probes have been going for so long and still are providing insights into things we're only just discovering such as space outside the core of our solar system.

    I always like looking back at things such as this.
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    Those discs have always fascinated me. How do you decide what to put on them? What kind of info can be so basic that it would be believed to be decipherable by other species? I have a t-shirt with the diagrams that where drawn on it. It surprises me the amount of people that recognize it when I wear it. Great article Chris!
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    Awesome article.Thumbs up

    I saw a program last year that said that these probes will probably be the last surviving evidence of Earth's existence in the far future. Once the Solar System has been turned back into stellar dust and nothing remains of our Sun these probes will be in deep space. Assuming they never collide with anything they will go travelling onward for an eternity until their very atoms break down into constituent particles!
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    Yeah, I didn't realise what kind of things they had on it especially considering they've pretty much put everything in place for other cultures to be able to listen to them as well.

    Also thanks Silek Smile
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