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Title Carl Sagan's universe / edited by Yervant Terzian, Elizabeth Bilson
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997


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 MELB  500 Ter/Csu  DUE 30-06-20
Description xiii, 282 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents Preface / Yervant Terzian and Elizabeth M. Bilson -- Planetary Exploration. 1. On the Occasion of Carl Sagan's Sixtieth Birthday / Wesley T. Huntress, Jr. 2. The Search for the Origins of Life: U.S. Solar System Exploration, 1962-1994 / Edward C. Stone. 3. Highlights of the Russian Planetary Program / Roald Sagdeev. 4. From the Eyepiece to the Footpad: The Search for Life on Mars / Bruce Murray -- Life in the Cosmos. 5. Environments of Earth and Other Worlds / Owen B. Toon. 6. The Origin of Life in a Cosmic Context / Christopher F. Chyba. 7. Impacts and Life: Living in a Risky Planetary System / David Morrison. 8. Extraterrestrial Intelligence: The Significance of the Search / Frank D. Drake. 9. Extraterrestrial Intelligence: The Search Programs / Paul Horowitz. 10. Do the Laws of Physics Permit Wormholes for Interstellar Travel and Machines for Time Travel? / Kip S. Thorne -- Interlude. 11. The Age of Exploration / Carl Sagan -- Science Education
12. Does Science Need to Be Popularized? / Ann Druyan. 13. Science and Pseudoscience / James Randi. 14. Science Education in a Democracy / Philip Morrison. 15. The Visual Presentation of Science / Jon Lomberg. 16. Science and the Press / Walter Anderson. 17. Science and Teaching / Bill G. Aldridge -- Science, Environment, and Public Policy. 18. The Relationship of Science and Power / Richard L. Garwin. 19. Nuclear-Free World? / Georgi Arbatov. 20. Carl Sagan and Nuclear Winter / Richard P. Turco. 21. Public Understanding of Global Climate Change / James Hansen. 22. Science and Religion / Joan B. Campbell. 23. Speech in Honor of Carl Sagan / Frank Press -- Epilogue. 24. Carl Sagan at Sixty / Frank H. T. Rhodes
Notes Papers presented at a symposium held in October, 1994, at Cornell University in honor of Carl Sagan's sixtieth birthday
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996.
Life on other planets.
Science news.
Science -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Author Bilson, Elizabeth M.
Terzian, Yervant, 1939-
LC no. 96040511
ISBN 052157286X
0521576032 (paperback)