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'''Carl Edward Sagan'''  (1934-11-09 - 1996-12-20) was an American astronomer, science communicator, and author.
 
'''Carl Edward Sagan'''  (1934-11-09 - 1996-12-20) was an American astronomer, science communicator, and author.
  
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I first learned about Carl Sagan in middle school when one of my teachers showed us an except from ''[[Cosmos: A Personal Voyage]]''. I thought his intonation was hilarious, but it was so memorable, it made me interested in what he was talking about. I has seen various clips from ''Cosmos'' later in school, sometimes on [[Nova]], and much later on the Internet. I saw the film adaption of ''[[Contact (film)|Contact]]'' not long after it came out, which I really enjoyed at the time, and that caused my to seek out the ''Cosmos'' series which I have since watched several times through. After finding ''[[Contact]]'' in hard cover for only a buck, I tried reading it and was surprised at how well-written it was. After that, I read several of Sagan's non-fiction books, and have enjoyed all of them.
 
I first learned about Carl Sagan in middle school when one of my teachers showed us an except from ''[[Cosmos: A Personal Voyage]]''. I thought his intonation was hilarious, but it was so memorable, it made me interested in what he was talking about. I has seen various clips from ''Cosmos'' later in school, sometimes on [[Nova]], and much later on the Internet. I saw the film adaption of ''[[Contact (film)|Contact]]'' not long after it came out, which I really enjoyed at the time, and that caused my to seek out the ''Cosmos'' series which I have since watched several times through. After finding ''[[Contact]]'' in hard cover for only a buck, I tried reading it and was surprised at how well-written it was. After that, I read several of Sagan's non-fiction books, and have enjoyed all of them.
  
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Latest revision as of 21:08, 24 October 2020

Carl Sagan, 1994

Carl Edward Sagan (1934-11-09 - 1996-12-20) was an American astronomer, science communicator, and author.

Personal

I first learned about Carl Sagan in middle school when one of my teachers showed us an except from Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. I thought his intonation was hilarious, but it was so memorable, it made me interested in what he was talking about. I has seen various clips from Cosmos later in school, sometimes on Nova, and much later on the Internet. I saw the film adaption of Contact not long after it came out, which I really enjoyed at the time, and that caused my to seek out the Cosmos series which I have since watched several times through. After finding Contact in hard cover for only a buck, I tried reading it and was surprised at how well-written it was. After that, I read several of Sagan's non-fiction books, and have enjoyed all of them.

Bibliography

If the rank is missing, I haven't yet read the book.

Title Publication Date Own Rank
The Cosmic Connection: An Extraterrestrial Perspective 1973-??-??
The Dragons of Eden: Speculations On the Evolution of Human Intelligence 1977-??-??
Broca's Brain: Reflections On the Romance of Science 1979-??-??
Cosmos 1980-??-?? US 1st edition, hardcover 5
The Cold and the Dark: The World After Nuclear War 1984-??-??
Contact 1985-09-?? US 1st edition, hardcover 2
Comet 1985-??-??
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors: A Search For Who We Are 1993-10-??
Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future In Space 1994-11-08 4
The Demon-Haunted World: Science As a Candle In the Dark 1995-??-?? Paperback 1
Billions and Billions 1997-??-?? US 1st edition, hardcover 3
The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search For God 2006-11-02

Filmography

Title Publication Date Rank
Cosmos: A Personal Voyage 1980-09-28 1
Contact 1997-07-11 2

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