1Cancer: How Cancer Starts Biology 1F25for Biology Non-MajorsLecture 26Carl SaganBackground Reading•Textbook, Chapter 19.The People Who Prepared This LectureHarry PeeryAlan CastleCarl Sagan was a professor of astronomy and astrochemistry at Cornell University. He wrote more than 600 scientific articles, scripted and narrated a popular astronomy program (Cosmos, A Personal Voyage) which explained the cosmos to more than 600 million people in 60 countries. He wrote books, his last being turned into a movie, Contact, staring Jodie Foster, which was finished after his death and was dedicated to him. He was also a believer and seeker of extraterrestrial life and as such, was threatened with death by several groups. He was forced to travel with bodyguards – even when lecturing in his class at Cornell.
has intentionally blurred sections.
Sign up to view the full version.