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Pale Blue Dot : a Vision of the Human Future in Space (94 Edition)

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"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 the world. Now in this stunning sequel, Carl Sagan completes his revolutionary journey through space and time.

Future generations will look back on our epoch as the time when the human race finally broke into a radically new frontier--space. In Pale Blue Dot Sagan traces the spellbinding history of our launch into the cosmos and assesses the future that looms before us as we move out into our own solar system and on to distant galaxies beyond. The exploration and eventual settlement of other worlds is neither a fantasy nor luxury, insists Sagan, but rather a necessary condition for the survival of the human race.

"TAKES READERS FAR BEYOND Cosmos . . . Sagan sees humanity's future in the stars."

--Chicago Tribune

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The long-awaited sequel to Pulitzer Prize-winner Carl Sagan's classic work Cosmos--the bestselling science book ever published in the English language. A compelling, erudite, and thoroughly entertaining look at man's changing awareness of his place in the universe, Pale Blue Dot is a captivating field guide to our known universe, beautifully represented with dazzling photographs and illustrations.

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Desenova, January 21, 2008 (view all comments by Desenova)
I first came across this book through something that was as far away from a book store or library as possible: YouTube. I found a short clip of homemade videos using audio from the cd version of this book and was just amazed at not only the language, but the emotional poetry that flowed from letter to letter. It dummied my ego, freed my spirit, and increased my awareness to a higher consciousness.

The book is more than a book, but a tool to put you in your place in this existance as we literally travel and infinite speed through infinite space for infinite time.

Highly recommended for everyone, especially those who worry about tomorrow.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345376596
Author:
Sagan, Carl
Author:
Sagan, Carol
Author:
Druyan, Ann
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Future Studies
Subject:
Astronomy - Universe
Subject:
Outer space
Subject:
Exploration
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Outer space Exploration.
Subject:
science;astronomy;space;non-fiction;cosmology;space exploration;future;popular science;space travel;exploration;physics;philosophy;futurism;earth;carl sagan;sagan;solar system;science fiction;planetary science;planets
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 50
Publication Date:
September 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.29x5.49x.82 in. .68 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The long-awaited sequel to Pulitzer Prize-winner Carl Sagan's classic work Cosmos--the bestselling science book ever published in the English language. A compelling, erudite, and thoroughly entertaining look at man's changing awareness of his place in the universe, Pale Blue Dot is a captivating field guide to our known universe, beautifully represented with dazzling photographs and illustrations.
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