Carl Sagan (I) (1934–1996)


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Astronomer, educator and author Carl Sagan was perhaps the world's greatest popularizer of science, reaching millions of people through newspapers, magazines and television broadcasts. He is well-known for his work on the PBS series Cosmos (1980), the Emmy Award and Peabody Award-winning show that became the most watched series in ... See full bio »

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Contact Writer
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 2015 Star Stuff: The Story of Carl Sagan (Short) (Inspired by the work and life of)
 2014 Cosmos (TV Series documentary) (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by - 13 episodes)
- Unafraid of the Dark (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The World Set Free (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The Immortals (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The Electric Boy (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
 2014 FanGirl Academy: 101 (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Earth Day 101 (2014)
 1997 Contact (based on the novel by) / (based on the story by)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special) (segments "Galaxy Intro", "Carl Sagan")
 1980 Cosmos (TV Series documentary) (written by - 13 episodes)
- Who Speaks for Earth? (1980) ... (written by)
- Encyclopaedia Galactica (1980) ... (written by)
- The Persistence of Memory (1980) ... (written by)
- The Edge of Forever (1980) ... (written by)
- The Lives of the Stars (1980) ... (written by)
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Other Works:

Pulitzer prize winning author. Author of more than 20 books. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Carl Sagan Productions

Alternate Names:

Dr. Carl Sagan

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

When Kepler found his long-cherished belief did not agree with the most precise observation, he accepted the uncomfortable fact. He preferred the hard truth to his dearest illusions. That is the heart of science. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 537-540. New York: Oxford University Press (2002). See more »

Trademark:

He mostly wore turtlenecks with suit coats.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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