Manuscript/Mixed Material Astronomy 490, Cornell University : ideas and prompts
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- Astronomy 490, Cornell University : ideas and prompts
- Contributor Names
- Sagan, Carl (Author)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Astronomy
- - Journalism
- - Sagan, Carl
- - Critical thinking
- - Skepticism
- - Science--Study and teaching
- - Astronomy--Study and teaching
- - Science
- - Critical thinking--Study and teaching
- - Cornell University
- - Professional sports--Corrupt practices
- - United States--Foreign relations--Soviet Union
- - Advertising--Cigarettes
- - Political science
- - Manuscripts
- - A set of ideas and prompts Carl Sagan developed for Astronomy 490, Sagan's course "Critical thinking in scientific and non-scientific contexts" at Cornell University. Topics include potential corruption in professional sports, misreporting of statistical information in the news, the conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union, messages in cigarette advertising, and the role of government.
- Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
- Source Collection
- The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
- Manuscript Division
- Online Format
- online text
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Sagan, Carl. Astronomy 490, Cornell University: ideas and prompts. 1986. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000037/.
APA citation style:
Sagan, C. (1986) Astronomy 490, Cornell University: ideas and prompts. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000037/.
MLA citation style:
Sagan, Carl. Astronomy 490, Cornell University: ideas and prompts. 1986. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000037/>.