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Cosmos

Sagan, Carl

(Book - 1985)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Cosmos
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Overview: The best-selling science book ever published in the English language, COSMOS is a magnificent overview of the past, present, and future of science. Brilliant and provocative, it traces today's knowledge and scientific methods to their historical roots, blending science and philosophy in a wholly energetic and irresistible way. Based on Sagan's 13 part television series, "Cosmos" is about science in its broadest human context, and how science and civilization grew up together.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1985
Edition: 1st Ballantine Books ed
ISBN: 0345331354
9780345331359
Branch Call Number: 520 S129c 1985
Characteristics: xxi, 324 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. (some col.) ;,18 cm
Alternate Title: Cosmos (Television program)

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Some other titles by Carl Sagan: .... “The Dragons of Eden : Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence” Random House, 1977 .... Ballantine Books, Reprint edition, 1986, pbk, ... ISBN-10: 0345346297 .... ISBN-13: 978-0099514121 ..........”Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors” Ann Druyan (co-author) ... Random House, 1992 .... Ballantine Books, 1993, pbk ISBN-10: 0345384725 .... ISBN-13: 978-0345384720 ....... “Broca's Brain : Reflections on the Romance of Science” .. Random House, 1979, ... Ballantine Books, Reprint edition, 1986, pbk, ... ISBN-10: 0345336895 ..... ISBN-13: 978-0345336897 .....”Comet” ... with Ann Druyan ... Random House, 1985

Jun 12, 2012
  • Stevenarntson rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I mentioned this title in the review series "Literary Counterparts":

http://www.stevenarntson.com/2012/06/literary-counterparts-adams-and-sagan.html

Aug 27, 2011
  • marzseku rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

a must read for all ages!!! very well written by a great man

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Feb 03, 2014
  • CatherineLibrarian rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

New Cosmos on FOX by Neil deGrasse Tyson

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