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Not at all sure National Enquirer readers would read Sagan? Also not interested in mocking them, they have their own problems. I'm not at all worried about alien abduction. David He neither mocks nor sets up straw men.
He responds to real criticisms with logical answers. He never said not to look for Big Foot. This isn't a book …more He neither mocks nor sets up straw men. This isn't a book to bring your feelings of attachment to unsubstantiated claims. So he writes a book mocking people who believe they or others have meet or been kidnapped by aliens.
What book did he write first? Michael your use of "mocking" tells the world more about you and less about Sagan. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. Sort order. Readers also enjoyed. Videos About This Book. More videos About Carl Sagan. Carl Sagan. In , scientist Carl Sagan was born in Brooklyn, N.
After earning bachelor and master's degrees at Cornell, Sagan earned a double doctorate at the University of Chicago in He became professor of astronomy and space science and director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at Cornell University, and co-founder of the Planetary Society. A great popularizer of science, Sagan produced the PBS series, " Cosmos ," which was Emmy and Peabody award-winning, and was watched by million people in 60 countries.
A book of the same title came out in , and was on The New York Times bestseller list for 7 weeks. With his wife, Ann Druyan , he was co-producer of the popular motion picture, " Contact ," which featured a feminist, atheist protagonist played by Jodie Foster The film came out after Sagan's death, following a 2-year struggle with a bone marrow disease. Ann Druyan , in the epilogue to Sagan's last book, Billions and Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium published posthumously in , gives a moving account of Carl's last days: " Contrary to the fantasies of the fundamentalists, there was no deathbed conversion, no last minute refuge taken in a comforting vision of a heaven or an afterlife.
For Carl, what mattered most was what was true, not merely what would make us feel better. Even at this moment when anyone would be forgiven for turning away from the reality of our situation, Carl was unflinching. As we looked deeply into each other's eyes, it was with a shared conviction that our wondrous life together was ending forever. Asteroid Sagan is named after him. He was also awarded the John F. Sagan has made seminal contributions to the study of planetary atmospheres, planetary surfaces, the history of the Earth, and exobiology.
Many of the most productive planetary scientists working today are his present and former students and associates ".
For twelve years he was the editor-in-chief of Icarus, the leading professional journal devoted to planetary research. He was cofounder and President of the Planetary Society, a ,member organization that is the largest space-interest group in the world; and Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology. In their posthumous award to Dr. Sagan of their highest honor, the National Science Foundation declared that his " research transformed planetary science… his gifts to mankind were infinite.
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Der Drache in meiner Garage oder die Kunst der Wissenschaft Unsinn zu entlarven