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Cosmos

Taschenbuch von Carl Sagan

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Artikel-Nr.:
75083613
Im Sortiment seit:
26.07.2014
Erscheinungsdatum:
10.12.2013
Medium:
Taschenbuch
Einband:
Kartoniert / Broschiert
Autor:
Sagan, Carl
Verlag:
Random House LCC US
Imprint:
Ballantine Books
Sprache:
Englisch
Rubrik:
Kinderbücher
Sachbücher, Naturwissensch., Technik
Seiten:
432
Abbildungen:
colour illustrations, figures
Empfohlenes Alter:
ab 8 Jahre
Gewicht:
468 gr
Beschreibung
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. Featuring a new Introduction by Sagan's collaborator, Ann Druyan, full color illustrations, and a new Foreword by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos retraces the fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution that have transformed matter into consciousness, exploring such topics as the origin of life, the human brain, Egyptian hieroglyphics, spacecraft missions, the death of the Sun, the evolution of galaxies, and the forces and individuals who helped to shape modern science.

Praise for Cosmos

"Magnificent . . . With a lyrical literary style, and a range that touches almost all aspects of human knowledge, Cosmos often seems too good to be true."-The Plain Dealer

"Sagan is an astronomer with one eye on the stars, another on history, and a third-his mind's-on the human condition."-Newsday

"Brilliant in its scope and provocative in its suggestions . . . shimmers with a sense of wonder."-The Miami Herald

"Sagan dazzles the mind with the miracle of our survival, framed by the stately galaxies of space."-Cosmopolitan

"Enticing . . . iridescent . . . imaginatively illustrated."-The New York Times Book Review
Information zum Autor
Carl Sagan served as the David Duncan 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, Voyager, and Galileo spacecraft expeditions, for which he received the NASA Medals for Exceptional Scientific Achievement and (twice) for Distinguished Public Service.

His Emmy- and Peabody-winning television series, Cosmos, became the most widely watched series in the history of American public television. The accompanying book, also called Cosmos, is one of the bestselling science books ever published in the English language. Dr. Sagan received the Pulitzer Prize, the Oersted Medal, and many other awards-including twenty honorary degrees from American colleges and universities-for his contributions to science, literature, education, and the preservation of the environment. In their posthumous award to Dr. Sagan of their highest honor, the National Science Foundation declared that his "research transformed planetary science . . . his gifts to mankind were infinite." Dr. Sagan died on December 20, 1996.
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