Today in science: Remembering Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan did so much that popularized astronomy. Some of his ideas have been shown to be somewhat iffy, such as the benefits versus risk of contacting extraterrestrial life, but we still owe him a lot for his enthusiasm and love of science.


For many, Carl Sagan’s name was synonymous with astronomy. Today would have been his 82nd birthday.

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