Manuscripts/Mixed Material Advocating science and hope : draft essay
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- Advocating science and hope : draft essay
- Contributor Names
- Sagan, Carl (Author)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Sagan, Carl
- - Outer space--Exploration
- - Science--Study and teaching
- - Astronomy--Study and teaching
- - Childhood and youth
- - Stars
- - Manuscripts
- - 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.
- 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. Advocating Science and Hope: Draft Essay. 1994. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000080/. (Accessed January 18, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Sagan, C. (1994) Advocating Science and Hope: Draft Essay. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000080/.
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Sagan, Carl. Advocating Science and Hope: Draft Essay. 1994. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000080/>.