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Cosmos: Possible Worlds This Sequel To Carl Sagan S Blockbuster Continues The Electrifying Journey Through Space And Time, Connecting With Worlds Billions Of Miles Away And Envisioning A Future Of Science Tempered With WisdomBased On National Geographic S Internationally Renowned Television Series, This Groundbreaking And Visually Stunning Book Explores How Science And Civilization Grew Up Together From The Emergence Of Life At Deep Sea Vents To Solar Powered Starships Sailing Through The Galaxy, From The Big Bang To The Intricacies Of Intelligence In Many Life Forms, Acclaimed Author Ann Druyan Documents Where Humanity Has Been And Where It Is Going, Using Her Unique Gift Of Bringing Complex Scientific Concepts To Life With Evocative Photographs And Vivid Illustrations, She Recounts Momentous Discoveries, From The Voyager Missions In Which She And Her Husband, Carl Sagan, Participated To Cassini Huygens S Recent Insights Into Saturn S Moons This Breathtaking Sequel To Sagan S Masterpiece Explains How We Humans Can Glean A New Understanding Of Consciousness Here On Earth And Out In The Cosmos Again Reminding Us That Our Planet Is A Pale Blue Dot In An Immense Universe Of Possibility


About the Author: Ann Druyan

Ann Druyan born June 13, 1949 is an American author and media producer known for her involvement in many projects aiming to popularize and explain science She is probably best known as the last wife of Carl Sagan, and co author of the Cosmos series and book, along with Sagan and Steven Soter.In her writings, Druyan has stressed the idea that people can have a sense of awe and wonder about the unity of the cosmos without introducing the concept of a god.Druyan wrote the books Comet and Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, as well as sections of The Demon Haunted World, with her late husband Carl Sagan In addition, she wrote an introduction to The Cosmic Connection and the epilogue to Billions and Billions, both by Sagan Alone, she wrote the novel A Famous Broken Heart .In the areas of film and television, she was one of the writers for the television series Cosmos, and a producer of the film Contact Most recently, she is the CEO and a co founder of Cosmos Studios In 2007 she was said to be working on an IMAX film on global warming as well as a sequel to Cosmos.She has served on the Board of Directors of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws NORML for over 10 years, and is also the current president of the NORML Foundation Board of Directors.Other projects that she has been involved in include the selection of the music on the Voyager Golden Record mounted on the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes, and the Cosmos 1 spacecraft, which intended to demonstrate solar sail propulsion The Cosmos 1 used a former Soviet submarine missile as a launch vehicle in keeping with the swords into plowshares philosophy but due to a malfunction in separation, the Cosmos 1 never reached stable orbit.In January 2007, she was a juror at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival in the jury responsible for selecting the winner of the Alfred P Sloan Prize, given to films that focus on science and technology.She attended and was a speaker at the Beyond Belief symposium in November 2006.



10 thoughts on “Cosmos: Possible Worlds

  1. says:

    Beautiful, poetic and very inspirational love letter to science, life and the human potential.


  2. says:

    A fascinating and at times, personal, journey through time, space, and history by the author as she explores not the just the universe as we know it, but also the various stories of people throughout history who have placed the importance of sc


  3. says:

    Our universe began some 14 billion years ago when matter, energy, time, and space burst forth.And the darkness was cold, and the light was hot, and the union of these extremes gave shape to matter and there was structure.And there were great stars hund


  4. says:

    The Cosmos brand has always been elevated over other exemplars of science writing for infusing scientific exploration with heartfelt wonder and reinforcement of joy over the never ending quest of learning new things Carl Sagan s amazing life partner, Ann Druya


  5. says:

    Wspania a ksi ka Polecam ka demu Znawcy tematu, laikowi, mi o nikowi poezji i romansu, opowiada , fizyki i kosmosu Cuda i problemy, kt re dotycz nas wszystkich, s opisane i u o one tak, e wszyscy czytelnicy rozsmakuj si w tej ksi ce.


  6. says:

    I m torn about this book It was fascinating and captivating, but at same time not structurally coherent or what the subtitle implies The book discusses science, history, and religions much in the same way Bill Bryson does in A Short History of Nearly Everything, but without t


  7. says:

    Based on the National Geographic television show Cosmos Possible Worlds, this compelling volume explores how science and civilization grew up together Lavishly illustrated, thought provoking, and captivating, the narrative begins with a look at the 1939 World s Fair after which it pr


  8. says:

    I love the original Cosmos book and I love many parts of this book So many vignettes are interesting that make it worth the price I paid for the book many times over But it can be difficult to follow the thread of the book or of a chapter You wonder how this is related to what you thought wa


  9. says:

    This was a great companion to the new series, withdetail than you obviously are going to get in a 45 minute episode, but still similar to the topics as presented on screen But it also ended up being pretty personal at times by the author, using those moments of life to show us how she got into scien


  10. says:

    It feels good to wonder and hope realistically.


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