Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan

was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in the space and natural sciences
We have begun to contemplate our origins: starstuff pondering the stars; organized assemblages of ten billion billion billion atoms considering the evolution of atoms; tracing the long journey by which, here at least, consciousness arose.More Carl Sagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For all I know we may be visited by a different extraterrestrial civilization every second Tuesday, but there's no support for this appealing idea. The extraordinary claims are not supported by extraordinary evidence.More Carl Sagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's a lazy Saturday afternoon, there's a couple lying naked in bed reading Encyclopediea Brittannica to each other, and arguing about whether the Andromeda Galaxy is more 'numinous' than the Ressurection. Do they know how to have a good time, or don't they?More Carl Sagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still.More Carl Sagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I never said it. Honest. Oh, I said there are maybe 100 billion galaxies and 10 billion trillion stars. It's hard to talk about the Cosmos without using big numbers. I said "billion" many times on the Cosmos television series, which was seen by a great many people. But I never said "billions and billions." For one thing, it's too imprecise. How many billions are "billions and billions"? A few billion? Twenty billion. A hundred billion? "Billions and billions" is pretty vague. When we reconfigured and updated the seriesMore Carl Sagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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