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Lecture 26 - How Cancer Starts

Lecture 26 - How Cancer Starts - Lecture 26 Background...

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1 Cancer: How Cancer Starts Biology 1F25 for Biology Non-Majors Lecture 26 Carl Sagan Background Reading Textbook, Chapter 19. The People Who Prepared This Lecture Harry Peery Alan Castle Carl 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.
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