Carl Sagan: ‘Science Is a Way of Thinking’

30:00 minutes

In this archival interview from May 1996, Carl Sagan talks about his book The Demon-Haunted World: Science As a Candle In the Dark. It’s a wide-ranging conversation about pseudoscience, UFOs, the origins of the universe, and a movie he was working on: Contact.


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Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan authored The Demon-Haunted World (Random House, 1995), among other books, and was the David Duncan Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

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