Articles tagged carl sagan

Decoding the Heavens by Jo Marchant

Even after reading descriptions of this device in minute detail, it's hard to believe the object known as the "Anikythera mechanism" exists. It seems like an elaborate hoax.

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7 Oct 2007 // 10:01 PM

Part 1 - All Time Classics

Where it all began... how TV became the cultural icon it is today, and the seminal shows that offered audiences a glimpse into the medium’s artistic potential.

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God, the Universe, & Everything (1988)

Alas, most of the science discussed here could be explained by an average high school physics teacher.

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20 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

Cosmos: 25th Anniversary Edition

Carl Sagan is a man of immense verbal power. His phrases are carefully chosen, his analogies focused and fascinating.

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Double Take: 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' (1969)

// Short Ends and Leader

"The two Steves at Double Take are often mistaken for Paul Newman and Robert Redford; so it's appropriate that they shoot it out over Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

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