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Carl Sagan : a life in the cosmos

Author: William Poundstone
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of twentieth-century scientist Carl Sagan, discussing his lifelong obsession with interplanetary travel and life in outer space, and considering how that interest made him an icon of popular culture, but reflected badly on his professional standing.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Carl Sagan; Carl Sagan; Carl Sagan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Poundstone
ISBN: 0805057668 9780805057669
OCLC Number: 40979822
Description: xvii, 473 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: by William Poundstone.
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A biography of twentieth-century scientist Carl Sagan, discussing his lifelong obsession with interplanetary travel and life in outer space, and considering how that interest made him an icon of popular culture, but reflected badly on his professional standing.

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