Carl Sagan Quotes (144 quotes)

Carl Sagan
As quoted in A tribute to Carl Sagan: A Sagan File by Joel Achenbach in Skeptic Magazine, Vol 13, No. 1 (2006)
Carl Sagan
Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (1995), "Science and Hope", p. 29

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Carl Sagan
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Born: November 9, 1934

Died: December 20, 1996 (aged 62)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Scientist

Bio: Carl Edward Sagan was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and natural sciences. He spent most of his career as a professor of astronomy at Cornell University where he directed the Laboratory for Planetary Studies.

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