It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring…

Carl Sagan (via grawlyx666)

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Eruption of Yellowstone supervolcano could spell the end of the U.S.: geologists

Remember when this was dramatized in the late great Frederik Pohl’s last novel, All the Lives He Led (2011)?