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Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan

American astronomer
Carl Edward Sagan was an American astronomer, planetary scientist, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, and science communicator. Wikipedia
Born: November 9, 1934, Brooklyn, New York, NY
Spouse: Ann Druyan (m. 1981–1996), Linda Salzman Sagan (m. 1968–1981), and Lynn Margulis (m. 1957–1964)
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What is Carl Sagan most famous for?
Carl Sagan was one of the most well-known scientists of the 1970s and 1980s. He studied extraterrestrial intelligence, advocated for nuclear disarmament and co-wrote and hosted 'Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.
What was Carl Sagan's biggest accomplishment?
He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1975 for his book "The Dragons of Eden." His television series "Cosmos" was one of the most watched shows in public television history. It was seen by more than 500 million people in 60 different countries. Carl taught and conducted research at Harvard University.
What is Carl Sagan's famous quote?
"It is the responsibility of scientists never to suppress knowledge, no matter how awkward that knowledge is, no matter how it may bother those in power; we are not smart enough to decide which pieces of knowledge are permissible and which are not."
Nov 22, 2021
What did Carl Sagan win the Nobel Prize for?
In 1934, he won a Nobel Prize for his discovery of the element Deuterium. Subsequently, he contributed to the development of the Atomic bomb with the Manhattan Project, and after WWII he became an outspoken critic of American nuclear policy.
Carl Edward Sagan was an American astronomer, planetary scientist, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, and science communicator.
Mar 9, 2014 · Carl Edward Sagan was born in 1934 in Brooklyn, the son of a worshipful, overbearing mother, Rachel, and a hard-working garment industry manager ...
Carl Sagan, in full Carl Edward Sagan, (born November 9, 1934, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died December 20, 1996, Seattle, Washington), American astronomer ...
Education: The University of Chicago
Date of death: December 20, 1996
Date of birth: November 9, 1934
Cause of death: Pneumonia
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Sagan was author, co-author or editor of 20 books, including The Dragons of Eden (1977), which won a Pulitzer, Pale Blue Dot (1 ...
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Carl Sagan played a leading role in the American space program since its inception. He was a consultant and adviser to NASA beginning in the 1950s, ...
Carl Sagan was Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences and Director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at Cornell University. He played a leading role in ...
Carl Sagan Quotes · For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love. · We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and ...