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Carl Sagan


USA flag (1934 - 1996)
Father of Nick Sagan

Sagan was Dir. of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies and David Duncan Prof. of Astronomy and Space Sciences at Cornell University. He played a leading role in the Mariner, Viking and Voyager expeditions to the planets and was a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for literature. He died in 1996.
 
Novels
   Contact (1985)
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Non fiction
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Awards
John W. Campbell Best Book nominee (1986) : Contact


Books about Carl Sagan
Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky (1995) by Charles Ginenthal
Carl Sagan: A Life (1999) by Keay Davidson
Carl Sagan: A Life in Science (1999) by William Poundstone
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Carl Sagan recommends
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The Listeners (1972)
James Gunn
"One of the very best fictional portrayals of contact with extraterrestial intelligence ever written!"

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