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Sun. Jul 21st, 2024
Astronomer Carl Sagan's first marriage was to noted biologist Lynn Margulis. It ended badly.

Carl Sagan speaks at Cornell University. Around 1987. Kenneth C. Zirkel, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

S19E20: The Scientist | Carl Sagan, Part Two

After Carl Sagan’s first divorce, from biologist Lynn Margulis, he was to find love again. And, in a massive betrayal, yet again. Look, the guy indisputably made big contributions to science and the public’s understanding of it, but his personal life was a mess!

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Stacie’s Receipts

Carl Sagan: A Life, by Keay Davidson (Amazon link)

Sagan’s Youth and the Progressive Promise of Space | Carl Sagan and the Tradition of Science | Articles and Essays | Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond | Digital Collections | Library of Congress (loc.gov)

Carl Sagan, Carl Sagan: Biographies Echo an Extraordinary Life | American Scientist (americanscientist.org)

Why Carl Sagan is Truly Irreplaceable | Science| Smithsonian Magazine (smithsonianmag.com)

Carl Sagan: The People’s Astronomer (mit.edu)

Carl Sagan’s 83rd Birthday: Read this Love Letter From Wife Ann Druyan (inverse.com)

Carl Sagan And Ann Druyan’s Ultimate Mix Tape Of The Human Experience : NPR (npr.org)

National Medal of Science Winners Are All Men for Third Straight Year (newswise.com)

Carl Sagan’s Secret Essay On Why He Enjoyed Using Marijuana | IFLScience (iflscience.com)

Carl Sagan, Marijuana Advocate, Explains What It’s Like To Be High While Carl Sagan | HuffPost Latest News (huffpost.com)

How the Voyager Golden Record Was Made | The New Yorker (newyorker.com)

Carl Sagan’s personal master recording of Voyager’s iconic Golden Record goes up for auction | CNN (cnn.com)

Forty Years Later, the Golden Record Goes Vinyl – The Atlantic (theatlantic.com)

Carl Sagan denied being an atheist. So what did he believe? [Part 1] – The Washington Post (washingtonpost.com)

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