Cosmos: The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation (Paperback)
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Short Description for Cosmos The story of 15 billion years of cosmic evolution, transforming matter and life into consciousness, how science and civilization grew up together and the forces and individuals who helped shape modern science. The book aims to make scientific ideas accessible and exciting.
- Published: 11 August 1983
- Format: Paperback 416 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780349107035 ISBN 10: 0349107033
- Sales rank: 4,743
Full description for Cosmos
* Spacecraft missions to nearby planets * The Library of ancient Alexandria * The human brain * Egyptian hieroglyphics * The origin of life * The death of the sun * The evolution of galaxies * The origins of matter, suns and worlds The story of fifteen billion years of cosmic evolution transforming matter and life into consciousness, of how science and civilisation grew up together, and of the forces and individuals who helped shape modern science. A story told with Carl Sagan's remarkable ability to make scientific ideas both comprehensible and exciting.