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Isaac Asimov’s Fan Mail to Young Carl Sagan
Isaac Asimov’s Fan Mail to Young Carl Sagan

“You are my idea of a good writer because you have an unmannered style, and when I read what you write, I hear you talking.”

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Carl Sagan on Science and Spirituality
Carl Sagan on Science and Spirituality

“The notion that science and spirituality are somehow mutually exclusive does a disservice to both.”

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Cosmic Pastoral: Diane Ackerman’s Poems for the Planets, Which Carl Sagan Sent Timothy Leary in Prison
Cosmic Pastoral: Diane Ackerman’s Poems for the Planets, Which Carl Sagan Sent Timothy Leary in Prison

“I’m stricken by the ricochet wonder of it all: the plain everythingness of everything, in cahoots with the everythingness of everything else.”

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Carl Sagan on the Meaning of Life
Carl Sagan on the Meaning of Life

“We live in a vast and awesome universe in which, daily, suns are made and worlds destroyed, where humanity clings to an obscure clod of rock.”

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Cosmic Apprentice: Dorion Sagan on Why Science and Philosophy Need Each Other
Cosmic Apprentice: Dorion Sagan on Why Science and Philosophy Need Each Other

“A good scientific theory shines its light, revealing the world’s fearful symmetry. And its failure is also a success, as it shows us where to look next.”

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The Math of Love: Calculating the Odds of Finding Your Soulmate
The Math of Love: Calculating the Odds of Finding Your Soulmate

The science of why there are roughly 871 special someones for you out there.

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