Carl Sagan

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Carl Sagan 
American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author and science educator
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Name in native languageCarl Edward Sagan
Date of birth9 November 1934
Brooklyn (New York City, New York)
Carl Edward Sagan
Date of death20 December 1996
Seattle (Washington, United States of America)
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  • natural causes
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  • Cosmos
  • Pale Blue Dot
  • The Demon-Haunted World
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  • Solstice Award (2013)
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction
  • Humanist of the Year (1981)
  • James Parks Morton Interfaith Award
  • Carl Sagan Award for Public Understanding of Science (1993)
  • Oersted Medal (1990)
  • Klumpke-Roberts Award (1974)
  • New Jersey Hall of Fame
  • Leo Szilard Lectureship Award (1985)
  • Gerard P. Kuiper Prize (1998)
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • Public Welfare Medal (1994)
  • Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry
  • NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal
  • NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal
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English: Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer and science popularizer. He pioneered exobiology and promoted the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). He is world-famous for his popular science books and the television series Cosmos, which he co-wrote and presented. In his works he frequently advocated the scientific method.

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