Monday, November 9, 2009

Meandering in the cosmos . . .

Today is the birthday of Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996), astronomer, astrochemist, and author.

He is best known for his work (as co-producer and narrator) in his television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1980).

"The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent." - Carl Sagan

"We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers." - Carl Sagan

"Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere." - Carl Sagan

"The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous." - Carl Sagan

"When you make the finding yourself - even if you're the last person on Earth to see the light - you'll never forget it." - Carl Sagan

"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge." - Carl Sagan

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." - Carl Sagan

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