Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan

Born: November 9, 1934

Died: December 20, 1996

Nationality: American

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: Earliest appearance yet found is in a article from Newsweek (Volume 90, 1977), although it's not clear if these words are really from Sagan or from the journalists that wrote the article.

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