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Pale blue dot : a vision of the human future in space

Author: Carl Sagan
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1994] ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Author suggests that the survival of the human race depends on the exploration and settlement of other worlds.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996.
Pale blue dot.
New York : Random House, ©1994
(OCoLC)622462966
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sagan
ISBN: 0679764860 9780679764861
OCLC Number: 30736355
Description: xviii, 429 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Wanderers: an introduction --
You are here --
Aberrations of light --
The great demotions --
A universe not made for us --
Is there intelligent life on Earth? --
The triumph of Voyager --
Among the moons of Saturn --
The first new planet --
An American ship at the frontiers of the solar system --
Sacred black --
Evening and morning star --
The ground melts --
The gift of Apollo --
Exploring other worlds and protecting this one --
The gates of the wonder world open --
Scaling heaven --
Routine interplanetary violence --
The marsh of Camarina --
Remaking the planets --
Darkness --
To the sky! --
Tiptoeing through the Milky Way.
Responsibility: Carl Sagan.
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Author suggests that the survival of the human race depends on the exploration and settlement of other worlds.

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Typical Sagan excellence

by Fenduvial (WorldCat user published 2008-08-03) Excellent Permalink

Carl Sagan's interdisciplinary approach to presenting science to the general public never fails to delight and inspire.  His book Pale Blue Dot is more astronomy-heavy than some of his other bestselling publications, but he manages to squeeze in politics and common sense with true Carl...
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