Modesty was a bit difficult for Sagan. The first we learn of the author is that he was a celebrity. Witness the Tonight Show appearances and the Parade Magazine articles (and Sagan... Read morePublished on April 27 2003 by Wesley L. Janssen
I think Brett Williams felt attacked by this book. It is certainly true that it challenges a lot of modern ideas about the world and how we all fit into it. Read morePublished on Feb. 14 2003 by ectron
Sagan ushered in a new opportunity for science - to be comprehensible and uplifting to the masses. The power of science was made manifest by Sagan through his ability to write... Read morePublished on July 24 2002 by Brett Williams
I've used this book in a unique way, being able to site it in just about every paper I wrote for a science class this year. Read morePublished on May 23 2002 by Benjamin Thompson
Carl Sagan was surely a man with perspective. He was involved in great scientific teams and proyects, but he was not only a Scientist doing science in isolation, he had deep... Read morePublished on May 21 2002 by Sergio A. Salazar Lozano
In this work Carl Sagan approaches many of the more philisophical questions that are begged by pondering the nature of the cosmos and the human condidtion. Read morePublished on April 23 2002 by B. P. Hayek
This book blew my mind. I've read it 3 times, each time learning something new.
This is a complete mind-ride of a book covering a plethora of intriguing topics- explained in... Read more
This is the first nonfiction book I have read by Carl Sagan, although I have read one of his fiction works, Contact. In this book, Dr. Read morePublished on July 21 2001 by "never_wrong"