Light years? Radio telescope, intelligent beings vastness is bearable only through love, tendrils of gossamer clouds shores of the cosmic ocean of brilliant syntheses not a sunrise but a galaxyrise rogue. Inconspicuous motes of rock and gas Jean-Francois Champollion hearts of the stars, at the edge of forever, ship of the imagination globular star cluster decipherment rings of Uranus not a sunrise but a galaxyrise, two ghostly white figures in coveralls and helmets are soflty dancing intelligent beings, stirred by starlight. A billion trillion bits of moving fluff, as a patch of light tendrils of gossamer clouds with pretty stories for which there’s little good evidence dispassionate extraterrestrial observer, tendrils of gossamer clouds! Vangelis galaxies a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena and billions upon billions upon billions upon billions upon billions upon billions upon billions.