Carl Edward Sagan (/ˈsɡən/; November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) wis an American astronomer, cosmologist, astropheesicist, astrobiologist, author, science populariser, an science communicator in astronomy an ither naitural sciences.

Carl Sagan
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Carl Sagan in 1980
BornCarl Edward Sagan
9 November 1934(1934-11-09)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died20 December 1996(1996-12-20) (aged 62)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
ResidenceUnitit States[1]
NaitionalityAmerican
EddicationVarsity o Chicago
(B.A.), (BSc), (MSc), (PhD)
Kent forSearch for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI)
Cosmos: A Personal Voyage
Cosmos
Voyager Golden Record
Pioneer plaque
Contact
Pale Blue Dot
Hauf-marrae(s)Lynn Margulis
(1957–65; divorced; 2 bairns)
Linda Salzman
(1968–81; divorced; 1 bairn)
Ann Druyan
(1981–96; his daith; 2 bairns)
AwairdsNASA Distinguished Public Service Medal (1977)
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Feection (1978)
Oersted Medal (1990)
Carl Sagan Awaird for Public Unnerstaundin o Science (1993)
Naitional Academy o Sciences Public Welfare Medal (1994)
Scientific career
FieldsAstronomy, astropheesics, cosmology, astrobiology, space science, planetary science
InstitutionsCornell Varsity
Harvard Varsity
Smithsonian Astropheesical Observatory
Varsity o Californie, Berkeley
Doctoral advisorGerard Kuiper
SignaturCarl Sagan Signature.svg

ReferencesEedit

  1. Sagan 1994, p. 68