• "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" released on DVD last week

    If you’re wondering why you never heard of a spinoff of Cosmos based on Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan’s book of the same name, it’s because the film in question — a 1964 Soviet film by Sergei Parajanov — was instead the source for the name of the Sagan/Druyan book! (Also, the film is not […]

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  • Announcing the second annual Carl Sagan memorial blog-a-thon

    Later this month, on December 20, 2007, we will reach the eleventh anniversary of Carl Sagan’s passing — and the first anniversary of the wildly successful first-ever Carl Sagan Memorial Blog-a-Thon. Far exceeding my wildest expectations, this became a truly worldwide celebration, with more than 250 posts in 11 languages. And for those who like […]

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  • The Mix Tape of the Gods.

    Joel passed along an excellent Op-ed from today’s New York Times about the 30th Anniversary of the Voyager program, and what the Gold Records mean. Excerpt, from “The Mix Tape of the Gods,” by Timothy Ferris, dated September 5th, 2007, The New York Times. Forty thousand years will elapse before Voyager 1, departing the realm […]

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  • 30 Years, Billions of Miles

    The Voyager program turned 30 yesterday. To celebrate this greatest of human accomplishments, Celebrating Sagan has compiled this brief list of articles discussing the splendor and glory of Voyagers I and II. NASA: Voyager at 30: Looking Beyond and Within Space.com: Voyager Spacecraft Celebrate 30th Anniversary UFO.Whipnet: NASA’s Golden Gift to the Aliens: 30 Years […]

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  • Beyond Belief

    Before my long holiday train ride, I took the time to download the recent Beyond Belief sessions to watch during the trip. (One of the few bonuses of riding Amtrak is outlets.) This is hardy stuff that would’ve made Carl Sagan proud – the meat and potatoes of existence. If you haven’t already, you simply […]

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  • Honoring Carl.

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  • Carl Sagan Died Today.

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  • Another Sagan Patent.

    In addition to the post by Bryan H. on a patent issued to Carl Sagan, A. Bar-nun and S. Bauer on March 18, 1972, I found this one: Production of Amino Acids from Gaseous Mixtures Using Ultraviolet Light. Christopher Niebylski, The World Bank.

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  • Sagan’s Wisdom…

    Sagan’s Wisdom is Needed Now, More than Ever. Hi I met Dr. Sagan and Ann personally in Paris during the shooting of Cosmos. I live in France, where I am a Planetary Society volunteer coordinator, and I keep contact with Ann. My favorite books are Demon-Haunted World and Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors. I beleive that […]

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  • Sagan Memorial Station.

    After landing on Mars on July 4, 1997, the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft underwent a name change. Responsible for bringing the robot rover, Sojourner, to the red planet, the now stationary Pathfinder would heretofore be called the Sagan Memorial Station. Serving as a hub for the one-foot-tall rover, Sagan Memorial Station can be seen in this […]

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