By Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan
Carl Sagan's prophetic imaginative and prescient of the tragic resurgence of fundamentalism and the hope-filled power of the following nice improvement in human spirituality
The past due nice astronomer and astrophysicist describes his own seek to appreciate the character of the sacred within the vastness of the cosmos. showing a breadth of mind not anything wanting spectacular, Sagan provides his perspectives on quite a lot of issues, together with the chance of clever existence on different planets, creationism and so-called clever layout, and a brand new idea of technological know-how as "informed worship." initially awarded on the centennial get together of the recognized Gifford Lectures in Scotland in 1985 yet by no means released, this ebook deals a special come across with some of the most outstanding minds of the 20th century.