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    DescriptionThe future is here...in an adventure of cosmic dimension. In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In "Cosmos," Carl Sagan explained the universe. In "Contact," he predicts its future -- and our own.


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    Title
    Contact
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Carl Sagan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 434
    Width: 114 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780671004101
    ISBN 10: 0671004107
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC E4L: SCP
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: WNX
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21300
    Libri: AMER3740, ENGM1040
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 80
    DC22: 813/.54
    Ingram Subject Code: FS
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 530
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028000
    LC classification: PS3569.A287 C6 1997
    Thema V1.0: FL
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    POCKET BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 July 1997
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Carl Sagan The books of Carl Sagan, the distinguished astronomer, are the most widely read scientific works in the world. "Cosmos, " first published in 1980, is the bestselling science book ever published in the English language. The accompanying Peabody and Emmy Award winning television series was broadcast in sixty countries. His other books include "The Dragons of Eden, " awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1978, "Broca's Brain, " and the bestseller (with Ann Druyan), "Comet." Dr. Sagan was deeply involved in both spacecraft exploration of the planets and the radio search for extraterrestrial intelligence. His numerous awards included the NASA medals for Exceptional Scientific Achievement and for Distinguished Public Service, the John F. kennedy Astronautics Award, the Honda Prize, the Joseph Priestly Award "for distinguished contributions to the welfare of mankind," and the National Academy of Science Public Service Medal. The National Science Foundation states his "research revolutionized planetary science...his gifts to mankind were infinite." Dr. Sagan was the David Duncan Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences at Cornell University, where he also served as director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at the Center for Radiophysics and Space Research. He died in 1996.
    Review quote
    Newsweek "Like a good mystery, "Contact" keeps us curious to the end...ingenious and satisfying."