Carl Sagan

Scientist: science-fiction and non-fiction writer

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Carl Sagan (on right) inspired people like Neil deGrasse Tyson (on left) to further study science

Here's a time line of Carl Sagan's life:

"Life in the Cosmos "He worked very hard for his students, got them jobs, worried about their education, many of them very well placed now"

-- William Poundstone, author of Carl Sagan: A Life in the Cosmos

Neil deGrasse Tyson narrates more Cosmos 2014 & 2020

If you have time, you should read more about this incredible human being on his Wikipedia entry.

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Still in the cosmos