Carl Sagan
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Carl Sagan

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 the Mariner, Viking, and Voyager spacecraft expeditions to the planets, for which he received the NASA medals for Exceptional Scientific Achievement. Dr. Sagan received the Pulitzer Prize and the highest awards of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Science Foundation, and many other awards, for his contributions to science, literature, education, and the preservation of the environment. His book Cosmos (accompanying his Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning television series of the same name) was the bestselling science book ever published in the English language, and his bestselling novel, Contact, was turned into a major motion picture.
Photo by NASA/JPL [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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    • Cosmos

    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: LeVar Burton, Seth MacFarlane, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,888
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,471
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,458

    Cosmos is one of the best-selling science books of all time....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Over-acting voice actors

    • By Seph on 11-09-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Contact

    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkoe
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,984
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,733
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,741

    In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story with a Few Glitches

    • By Kyle on 03-27-17

    Regular price: $22.63

    • The Demon-Haunted World

    • Science as a Candle in the Dark
    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: Cary Elwes, Seth MacFarlane
    • Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,660
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,509
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,498

    How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don't understand the difference between myth and science....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cary's new career

    • By DT on 09-05-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Pale Blue Dot

    • A Vision of the Human Future in Space
    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 839
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 766
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 761

    In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Audio Quality Choices

    • By JR on 05-30-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Billions & Billions

    • Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium
    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo, Ann Druyan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    In the final book of his astonishing career, Carl Sagan brilliantly examines the burning questions of our lives, our world, and the universe around us....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Our generation's most pressing issues

    • By And vice versa on 07-23-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Dragons of Eden

    • Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence
    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: JD Jackson, Ann Druyan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
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    Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Broad-reaching and thought-provoking

    • By john on 04-21-18

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Varieties of Scientific Experience

    • A Personal View of the Search for God
    • By: Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan - editor
    • Narrated by: Adrienne C. Moore, Ann Druyan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 60

    The late great astronomer and astrophysicist describes his personal search to understand the nature of the sacred in the vastness of the cosmos....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sagan's lectures about the possibility of God

    • By David T. on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

    • By: Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan
    • Narrated by: Nick Sagan, Ann Druyan, Clinnette Minnis
    • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
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      5 out of 5 stars 92

    World renowned scientist Carl Sagan and acclaimed author Ann Druyan have written a lucid and riveting account of how humans got to be the way we are....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Production

    • By Kitty on 09-11-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Broca's Brain

    • Reflections on the Romance of Science
    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Carl Sagan, writer and scientist, returns from the frontier to tell us about how the world works....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent :) A must read for those looking to lear

    • By Way on 09-23-17
    • Reflections on the Romance of Science
    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 07-25-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 85 ratings

    Regular price: $29.99

    • A Path Where No Man Thought

    • Nuclear Winter and the End of the Arms Race
    • By: Carl Sagan, Richard Turco
    • Narrated by: JD Jackson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    • Story
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    In 1982, Professors Sagan and Turco made known their discovery of the concept "nuclear winter", a widespread cold and dark, resulting in agricultural collapse and world famine....

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