Carl Sagan


Born: 11/9/1934 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: 12/20/1996
Age: 62
Cause of death: pneumonia

Full name: Carl Edward Sagan
Noted For: astronomer; hosted the TV series "Cosmos" (1980). Prepared the message plaques and records attached to the Pioneer 10, Pioneer 11, Voyager 1, and Voyager 2 spacecraft.
Quotation: "There are in fact a hundred billion galaxies, each of which contain something like a hundred billion stars."

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