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Carl Sagan : a biography

Author: Ray Spangenburg; Diane Moser
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Pub. Group, 2004.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a biography on twentieth-century American scientist and astronomer Carl Sagan and explores his work on planetary explorations and other scientific breakthroughs credited to him.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Carl Sagan; Carl Sagan
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Spangenburg; Diane Moser
ISBN: 0313322651 9780313322655
OCLC Number: 55846272
Description: xvii, 131 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Timeline of events in the life of Carl Sagan --
From Brooklyn to the stars: science fiction meets science --
How --
and where --
did life begin? --
Ascent of a planetary scientist --
Come in, universe --
Exploring the planets --
Making cosmic connections --
Cosmos: a smash hit for science --
Political advocacy and Annie's influence --
Final years --
A bright and shining light.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Ray Spangenburg and Kit Moser.
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Portrays the life and work of one of the most famous and influential scientists of the late 20th century--the astronomer Carl Sagan.  Read more...

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"Endorsement from Ann Druyan, Carl Sagan's widow and long-time collaborator: Carl Sagan: A Biography comes closer to the Carl I knew than other previous attempts at biography. Authors Moser and Read more...

 
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