Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Sagan, Carl
Dates 1994
Language English
Subjects Astronomy
Childhood and Youth
Exploration
Manuscripts
Outer Space
Sagan, Carl
Science
Stars
Study and Teaching
Title
Advocating science and hope : draft essay
Contributor Names
Sagan, Carl (Author)
Created / Published
1994
Subject Headings
-  Sagan, Carl
-  Outer space--Exploration
-  Science--Study and teaching
-  Astronomy--Study and teaching
-  Childhood and youth
-  Stars
-  Manuscripts
Genre
Manuscripts
Notes
-  A draft of an essay written for the Washington Post Book World. The final version was titled "With science on our side." In the essay, Sagan traces his desire to become a scientist back to elementary school, noting that the "crystallizing moment came when I first caught on that the stars are mighty suns." He also mentions his excitement about the prospect of exploring other worlds.
Medium
Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
Source Collection
The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
Repository
Manuscript Division


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