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Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan was Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences and Director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at Cornell University. He played a leading role in the Mariner, Viking, and Voyager spacecraft expeditions to the planets, for which he received the NASA medals for Exceptional Scientific Achievement. Dr. Sagan received the Pulitzer Prize and the highest awards of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Science Foundation, and many other awards, for his contributions to science, literature, education, and the preservation of the environment. His book Cosmos (accompanying his Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning television series of the same name)... Read More

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Cosmos
Written by Carl Sagan, Foreword by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Introduction by Ann Druyan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | December 2013
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-53943-4 (0-345-53943-5)

RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX

Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space... Read more






Billions & Billions
Written by Carl Sagan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | May 1998
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-37918-4 (0-345-37918-7)

In the final book of his astonishing career, Carl Sagan brilliantly examines the burning questions of our lives, our world, and the universe around us. These luminous, entertaining essays travel both the vastness of the cosmos and the intimacy of the human mind, posing such fascinating questions as how did the... Read more






Pale Blue Dot
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | September 1997
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-37659-6 (0-345-37659-5)

"FASCINATING . . . MEMORABLE . . . REVEALING . . . PERHAPS THE BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S BOOKS."
--The Washington Post Book World (front page review)

In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around... Read more






Comet, Revised
Written by Carl Sagan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | February 1997
$23.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-41222-5 (0-345-41222-2)

WHAT ARE THESE GRACEFUL VISITORS TO OUR SKIES? WE NOW KNOW THAT THEY BRING BOTH LIFE AND DEATH AND TEACH US ABOUT OUR ORIGINS.



Comet begins with a breathtaking journey through space astride a comet. Pulitzer Prize-winning astronomer Carl Sagan, author of Cosmos and Contact, and writer Ann Druyan explore the origin... Read more






Demon-Haunted World
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | February 1997
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-40946-1 (0-345-40946-9)

"A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought."

*Los Angeles Times



"POWERFUL . . . A stirring defense of informed rationality. . . Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing."

*The... Read more






Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | September 1993
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-38472-0 (0-345-38472-5)

"Dazzling...A feast. Absorbing and elegantly written, it tells of theorigins of life on earth, describes its variety and charaacter, and culminates in a discussion of human nature and teh complex traces ofhumankind's evolutionary past...It is an amazing story masterfully told."
FINANCIAL TIMES (LONDON)
World renowned scientist Carl Sagan and acclaimed author Ann Druyan... Read more






Dragons of Eden
Written by Carl Sagan
Ballantine Books | Paperback | December 1986
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-34629-2 (0-345-34629-7)

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends--and their amazing links to recent discoveries.
"A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen... Read more






Broca's Brain
Written by Carl Sagan
Ballantine Books | Paperback | February 1986
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-33689-7 (0-345-33689-5)

Carl Sagan, writer and scientist, returns from the frontier to tell us about how the world works. In his delightfully down-to-earth style, he explores and explains a mind-boggling future of intelligent robots, extraterrestrial life and its consquences, and other provocative, fascinating quandries of the future that we want to see today... Read more





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