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As observatories evolve – here, from ancient Mayan to contemporary – with Humankind’s ever growing desire to understand our place in the Universe. (The outlines of the two human figures are originated from NASA’s Pioneer 10 and 11 spacecraft’s plaque design, and used with the kind permission of its designer Ms. Linda Salzman Sagan, who, along with Dr. Carl Sagan and Dr. Frank Drake, was responsible for creating the plaque intended to be a message to other civilizations.)
Pal Virag was born in Hungary, and now proudly calls Canada his home. He has been an architectural engineer, technical teacher, astronomical multimedia show designer, developer and presenter, and inventor. In 2011 Pal founded BrightPlanetArt.com with a solid artistic statement in his mind: to compose pictures that promote responsibility towards our home planet, appreciation of the Universe, and optimism and faith in Humankind and its bright future.