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Author Name: Carl Sagan

Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, author, and highly successful popularizer of astronomy, astrophysics and other natural sciences. He pioneered exobiology and promoted the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI).
He is world-famous for writing popular science books and for co-writing and presenting the award-winning 1980 television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, which has been seen by more than 500 million people in over 60 countries. A book to accompany the program was also published. He also wrote the novel Contact, the basis for the 1997 film of the same name. During his lifetime, Sagan published more than 600 scientific papers and popular articles and was author, co-author, or editor of more than 20 books. In his works, he was known for frequently advocating skeptical inquiry, secular humanism, and the scientific method.
 

     Books By Author :: Carl Sagan

   
Contact
 -by Carl Sagan

It is December 1999, the dawn of the millennium, and a team of international scientists is poised for the most fantastic advent... Read More

   
Broca's Brain
 -by Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan, writer and scientist, returns from the frontier to tell us about how the world works. In his delightfully down-to-e... Read More

   
The Dragons of Eden
 -by Carl Sagan

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast,... Read More



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