Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan (1934–1996) was an American astronomer, cosmologist and science communicator who popularized science and pioneered exobiology. He is renowned for his novel Contact and his appearance in the television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.

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Is Carl Sagan heliocentric or geocentric?

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Carl Sagan never suggested that the Sun was the center of the universe; he often wrote that our Sun is a perfectly ordinary star whose only claim to fame is that it is ours. In fact, like every other statement in science, everything is relative. When we refer to the Earth-Moon system, "geocentric" is correct. "Heliocentric" is accurate if we're only talking about our solar system, which orbits the center of the Milky Way galaxy. And while the Milky Way galaxy is perhaps a little larger than the average, there is nothing particularly special about it - except that this is where WE live. In fact, there is no way to determine IF the universe has a "center", and if so, where it might be. Sagan's flaws and idiocy as a political agitator cannot really detract from his genius as an astronomer.
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What did Carl Sagan do for science?

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Carl Sagan is one of the greatest humans to walk the surface of our planet, after 2 people who's last name starts with a B (Beethoven, Bach, and the others). He boosted the interest in science through his famous show, The Cosmos. Perhaps, no show ever was seen by such an immense volume of people. With 500 million viewers, the aim of his show was to make science digestible rather than overwhelming. For me, this is certainly his greatest achievement, promoting science. Other than that, Sagan was a leading astrophysicist. He was known for his work on many things, especially Drake's equation. The equation is about measuring the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence. In addition, Sagan is an extremely powerful writer. He is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his non-fictional work. He is an author of more than 30 books. Many of his books were best sellers. I hope that this aids as a start.
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Did carl sagan invent anything?

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He is an author of golden tables with the message to other civilizations placed on the probes Pioneer.
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What is Carl Sagan famous for?

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he split the union with a round house kick.....Im kidding. Carl Sagan is famous for his shows and His books on space and the universe. We know much about the universe because of him.
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What year did Carl Sagan win a Pulitzer Prize?

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Carl Sagan won a Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for his book The Dragons of Eden in 1978.
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What did Carl Sagan do for a living?

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He was an academic scientist and astronomer, who taught as a full professor at Cornell University for a good portion of his life.
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How many books did Carl Linnaeus write?

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Swedish botanist, zoologist and physician Carl Limmaeus published at least four known books. They were Systema Naturae, Species Plantarum, Genera Plantarum, and Philosophia Botanica.
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Did Carl Sagan invent Mountain Dew?

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probably not but check at search .com
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Did Carl Sagan believe in God?

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He was an atheist agnostic (he didn't believe in a particular god, but knew that it was impossible to prove otherwise), so no.
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What was the name of Carl Sagan PBS series?

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The name of Carl Sagan's PBS Series was Cosmos: A Personal Voyage which aired in 1980. it has been seen by more than 600 million viewers from around the world, making it the most widely seen PBS program of all time.
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Where was Carl Sagan born?

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Carl Sagan was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 9, 1934.
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Was Carl Sagan a vegetarian?

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Carl Sagan had empathy for all life. - "Humans - who enslave, castrate, experiment on, and fillet other animals - have had an understandable penchant for pretending animals do not feel pain. A sharp distinction between humans and "animals" is essential if we are to bend them to our will, make them work for us, wear them, eat them - without any disquieting tinges of guilt or regret. It is unseemly of us, who often behave so unfeelingly toward other animals, to contend that only humans can suffer. The behavior of other animals renders such pretensions specious. They are just too much like us." -from Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, 1992 However, despite this and other passages in Sagan's work, it is difficult to find any evidence that Sagan was a vegetarian or vegan.
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What did Carl Sagan work on?

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Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 - December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, author, and highly successful popularizer of astronomy, astrophysics and other natural sciences. He pioneered exobiology and promoted the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI).
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Is carl sagan his real name?

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Carl Sagan's name at birth was "Carl Edward Sagan"
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Where did Carl Sagan go to school?

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He went to Harvard University for his classes
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What field of science did Carl Sagan study?

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Carl sagan studied astronomy. (The study of outer space)
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Is Carl Sagan dead?

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Carl Sagan died on December 20, 1996.
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What drugs did Carl Sagan use?

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Carl Sagan is known to have used marijuana at some point in his life.
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Who were Richard feynman and Carl Sagan?

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Richard Feynman was a physicist whose "Feynman Lines" are famous. He played drums with the Tuval throat singers in the hinterlands between China and Russia. Carl Sagan was an astrophysicist whose t.v. show and books were famous.
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What was Carl Sagan famous for?

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He was a scientist and astronomer as well as an author on the development of the universe and theory, evolution about the universe. He also did pioneering research on biology and contributed to NASA in the space programs. Co founder of the Planetary Society with over 100,000 members.