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In Photos: The Best Space Signs from the 2017 March for Science

It's Not Uranus

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Kat Fanning, a librarian from Jersey City, New Jersey, holds a sign made by her cousin during the March for Science at Washington D.C. on April 22, 2017. Fanning was marching in the demonstration "because it's important to show up to things. If you don't show up, you don't get your voice heard."

A Love of Planets

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Marchers showed their love for space science in New York City.

It's Not Rocket Science...

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A girl holds up a rocket science-themed sign while marching in the March for Science demonstration in Washington D.C. on April 22, 2017.

Carl Sagan, Katherine Johnson & More

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Famous scientists like Katherine Johnson, Carl Sagan and others were honored during the March for Science in Washington, D.C. on April 22, 2017.

Astronaut for Science

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A man dressed as an astronaut holds up a sign at the Science March on the Boston Common on April 22, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Make American Think Again

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"As a young child, I learned that we did not inherit this planet from our parents. We are borrowing it from our children, and I am marching here today to make sure my children and my children's children have an Earth. To protect it," Linda Montaquila, 55, a construction lawyer from Jupiter, Florida, told Live Science. Montaquila took part in the March for Science in Washington, D.C. on April 22, 2017.

Earth Is Melting

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People called attention to the reality of climate change during the March for Science in New York City on April 22, 2017 in this photo by Space.com's Hanneke Weitering.

Einstein = March for Science

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Albert Einstein is back? The genius physicist made a (cardboard) appearance at the March for Science in New York City.

Science Not Fiction

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A man holds up a sign at the Science March on the Boston Common on April 22, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. The event is being described as a call to support and safeguard the scientific community

March for Science - Los Angeles

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Marchers gather in Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles for the March for Science on April 22, 2017.

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Tariq is the Editor-in-Chief of Space.com and joined the team in 2001, first as an intern and staff writer, and later as an editor. He covers human spaceflight, exploration and space science, as well as skywatching and entertainment. He became Space.com's Managing Editor in 2009 and Editor-in-Chief in 2019. Before joining Space.com, Tariq was a staff reporter for The Los Angeles Times covering education and city beats in La Habra, Fullerton and Huntington Beach. He is also an Eagle Scout (yes, he has the Space Exploration merit badge) and went to Space Camp four times as a kid and a fifth time as an adult. He has journalism degrees from the University of Southern California and New York University. To see his latest project, you can follow Tariq on Twitter.