Carl Sagan

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Carl Sagan
Carl Sagan
Sagan in 1980
Birthday/Birthplace Carl Edward Sagan
(1934-11-09)November 9, 1934
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Deceased December 20, 1996(1996-12-20)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Resting place Ithaca, New York, U.S.
Citizenship American
College(s) University of Chicago,
(BA, BS, MS, Ph.D)
Credit for
  • Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI)
  • Cosmos: A Personal Voyage
  • Cosmos
  • Voyager Golden Record
  • Pioneer plaque
  • The Dragons of Eden
  • Contact
  • Pale Blue Dot
  • The Demon-Haunted World
Wife/Husband Lynn Margulis (m. 1957; div. 1965)
Linda Salzman (m. 1968; div. 1981)
Ann Druyan (m. 1981)
Kid(s) 5, including Dorion and Nick
Awards Won Klumpke-Roberts Award (1974)
NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal (1977)
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction (1978)
Oersted Medal (1990)
Carl Sagan Award for Public Understanding of Science (1993)
National Academy of Sciences Public Welfare Medal (1994)
Scientific career
Fields
  • Astronomy
  • astrophysics
  • cosmology
  • astrobiology
  • space science
  • planetary science
Institutions
  • Cornell University
  • Harvard University
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • University of California, Berkeley
Doctoral advisor Gerard Kuiper
Doctoral students Clark Chapman, James B. Pollack, Owen Toon
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Carl Sagan Short Bio

Carl Edward Sagan (New York, United States, November 9, 1934-Seattle, United States, December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, writer and science popularizer. . He was an advocate of scientific skeptical thinking and scientific method, pioneer of exobiology, promoter of the search for extraterrestrial intelligence through the SETI Project. He promoted the sending of messages aboard space probes, destined to inform possible extraterrestrial civilizations about human culture. Through his observations of the atmosphere of Venus, he was among the first scientists to study the greenhouse effect on a planetary scale. At Cornell University, Carl Sagan was the first scientist to occupy the David Duncan Chair of Astronomy and Space Sciences, created in 1976, and was director of the Laboratory of Planetary Studies.

Carl Sagan gained great popularity thanks to the award-winning TV documentary series Cosmos: A personal journey, produced in 1980, of which he was the narrator and co-author. He also published numerous scientific articles, and was the author, co-author or editor of more than twenty scientific books, the most popular being his books Cosmos, published as a complement to the series, and Contacto, on which the film is based homonymous of 1997. In 1978 he won the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction Literature for his book The Dragons of Eden.

Throughout his life, Sagan received numerous awards and decorations for his work as a communicator of science and culture. Today he is considered one of the most charismatic and influential disseminators of science, thanks to his ability to transmit scientific ideas and cultural aspects to the non-specialized public with simplicity that is not exempt from rigor.

More Facts about Carl Sagan

Whole Name Carl Edward Sagan
AKA(s) Carl Sagan, Sagan, Carl, Michael Sagan
Born/Where Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Born November 09, 1934
Died 1996-12-20
Lived 62 years, 1 month, 11 days
Astrological sign Scorpio
Work from Pale Blue Dot
Alma Mater University of Chicago
His/Her Height 5′ 11″ (1.8 m)
Relationships Linda Salzman Sagan

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