By Carl Sagan
RETURNING TO tv AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX
Cosmos is among the bestselling technology books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan finds a jewel-like blue global inhabited through a lifestyles shape that's simply starting to realize its personal identification and to enterprise into the monstrous ocean of house. that includes a brand new creation via Sagan’s collaborator, Ann Druyan, complete colour illustrations, and a brand new Foreword via astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos retraces the fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution that experience remodeled subject into attention, exploring such themes because the starting place of lifestyles, the human mind, Egyptian hieroglyphics, spacecraft missions, the demise of the sunlight, the evolution of galaxies, and the forces and people who helped to form sleek science.
Praise for Cosmos
“Magnificent . . . With a lyrical literary sort, and a spread that touches just about all features of human wisdom, Cosmos usually turns out too reliable to be true.”—The simple Dealer
“Sagan is an astronomer with one eye at the stars, one other on historical past, and a third—his mind’s—on the human condition.”—Newsday
“Brilliant in its scope and provocative in its feedback . . . shimmers with a feeling of wonder.”—The Miami Herald
“Sagan dazzles the brain with the miracle of our survival, framed by means of the stately galaxies of space.”—Cosmopolitan
“Enticing . . . iridescent . . . imaginatively illustrated.”—The ny instances booklet Review
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