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The cosmic connection; an extraterrestrial perspective.

Author: סיגן, קרל, ; Carl Sagan
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Press, 1973.
Series: Anchor Books.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Discusses practical applications of astronomy, various aspects of our solar system, and the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996.
Cosmic connection.
Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Press, 1973
(OCoLC)647284433
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: סיגן, קרל, ; Carl Sagan
ISBN: 0385004575 9780385004572 0385173652 9780385173650
OCLC Number: 756158
Description: xiii, 274 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Contents: I. Cosmic perspectives : 1. A transitional animal --
2. The unicorn of Cetus --
3. A message from earth --
4. A message to earth --
5. Experiments in utopias --
6. Chauvinism --
7. Space exploration as a human enterprise: the scientific interest --
8. Space exploration as a human enterprise: the public interest --
9. Space exploration as a human enterprise: the historical interest --
II. The solar system : 10. On teaching the first grade --
11. "The ancient and legendary gods of old" --
12. The Venus detective story --
13. Venus is Hell --
14. Science and "intelligence" --
15. The moons of Barsoom --
16. The mountains of Mars: observations from earth --
17. The mountains of Mars: observations from space --
18. The canals of mars --
19. The lost pictures of mars --
20. The Ice Age and the cauldron --
21. Beginnings and ends of the earth --
22. Terraforming the planets 23. The exploration and utilization of the solar system --
III. Beyond the solar system : 24. Some of my best friends are dolphins --
25. "Hello, central casting? Send me twenty extraterrestrials" --
26. The cosmic connection --
27. Extraterrestrial life: an idea whose time has come --
28. Has the earth been visited? --
29. A search strategy for detecting extraterrestrial intelligence --
30. If we succeed --
31. Cables, drums, and seashells --
32. The night freight to the stars --
33. Astroengineering --
34. Twenty questions: a classification of cosmic civilizations --
35. Galactic cultural exchanges --
36. A passage to elsewhen --
37. Starfolk: a fable --
38. Starfolk: a future --
39. Starfolk: the cosmic Cheshire cats.
Series Title: Anchor Books.
Responsibility: Produced by Jerome Agel.

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