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Carl Sagan Productions

Overview
Works: 104 works in 207 publications in 1 language and 2,528 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  History  Observations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Science fiction 
Classifications: QB44.2, 520
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Most widely held works by Carl Sagan Productions
Cosmos a personal journey by Carl Sagan ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Sagan discusses the cosmic relationship between man and the universe
The Shores of the cosmic ocean by Carl Sagan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the shores of the great ocean of space, Carl Sagan embarks on an immense cosmic journey which begins 8 billion years from earth, abroad his spaceship of the imagination. Takes us to the wonders of the Cosmos: quasars, spiral galaxies, etc
Cosmos ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 10: Leads viewers on awesome trips -- to a time when galaxies were beginning to form, to India to explore the infinite cycles of Hindu cosmology, and to show how humans of this century discovered the expanding universe and its origin in the Big Bang. Concludes with a visit to 17 telescopes probing the furthest reaches of space in New Mexico. Part 11: The brain is the focus of this fascinating portion as viewers wind through the maze of the human brain to witness the architecture of thoughts. Presents how genes, brains and books store the information necessary to human survival
Cosmos ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 12: Are there alien intelligences? Can we communicate with them? The answers to these questions take the viewer to Egypt to decode ancient hieroglyphics, to the largest radio telescope on Earth and, in the spaceship of the imagination, to visit other civilizations in space. Part 13: Retraces the 15 billion year journey from the Big Band to the present. The tragic story of the martyrdom of Hypatia, the woman scientist of ancient Alexandria, is told. Concludes with Dr. Sagan arguing that our responsibility to avoid nuclear war and ensure the survival of the human race is owned not just to ourselves, but also to the Cosmos from which we spring
Cosmos ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 2: A cosmic calendar makes the 15 billion year history of the universe understandable and frames the origin of the Earth and the evolution of life. Presents evolutionary steps from microbe to humans and ventures to other worlds for imaginative speculations on what forms life might take elsewhere in the cosmos. Part 3: Historical re-creation of the life and time of Johannes Kepler -- the first modern astronomer, providing insights into how the moon and the planets move in their orbits and ultimately how to journey to them
Cosmos ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 6: The exhilaration of 17th century Dutch explorers is compared to an inside view of the excitement of Yoyager's expeditions to Jupiter and Mars. Part 7: Takes viewers back to ancient Greece when the answer to such basic questions as "What are the stars?" was first glimpsed
Cosmos ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 8: A voyage to see how star patterns change over millions of years is followed by a journey to the planets of other stars, and a look at the possibility of time travel-- which takes the viewer to Italy, where the youthful Einstein first wondered what it would be like to ride on a beam of light. Part 9: Using computer animation, shows how stars are born, live and die and sometimes collapse to form black holes. Viewers then journey to the future to witness "the last perfect day on Earth," 5 billion years from now when the sun will engulf the earth
Cosmos ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 1: Aboard the spaceship of imagination, through special effects, witness quasars, exploding galaxies, star clusters, super novas, and pulsars. Returning to the Solar System, enter an astonishing re-creation of the Alexandrian Library, seat of learning on Earth 2000 years ago
Cosmos ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 4: This segment descends through the hellish atmosphere of Venus to explore its broiling surface. Then takes a tour of the Solar System to see how other heavenly bodies have suffered from various cosmic catastrophies. Part 5: Takes viewers on a trip to Mars through the eyes of science fiction authors and then through photographs from two Viking spacecrafts that have sent thousands of pictures back to Earth since 1976
Travellers' tales ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Sagan describes the development in science that enables us to explore the earth and the vast universe, and takes us on a spaceship of the imagination around the solar system
Journeys in space and time by Carl Sagan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With Carl Sagan we circle around the Big Dipper to see it from a new perspective. In a time machine, we explore what would happen if the past could be altered. We travel to the planets of other stars. We retrace the teen-age Albert Einstein's reverie about traveling on a beam of light; his theory of relativity predicts strange effects that arise from travel near the speed of light
One voice in the cosmic fugue by Carl Sagan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Sagan explores the origin, evolution, and diversity of life on Earth
The Edge of forever ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Sagan explores the time when the stars and galaxies began to form, and shows how in this century humans discovered the expansion of the universe
The Backbone of night Journeys in space and time by Carl Sagan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The birth of scientific thinking in our civilization and within ourselves is the theme of this episode. "The exploration of the Cosmos is a voyage of self-discovery."
The Harmony of the worlds Heaven and hell by Carl Sagan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Sagan explores astrology, astronomy, and Johannes Keplar's contribution to modern astronomy
The Lives of the stars the edge of forever by Carl Sagan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With computer animation and astronomical art, stars are shown as they are born, live, and die. We witness the explosion of distant stars which make cosmic rays that produce mutations in the beings of the Earth. The origin, evolution, and fate of life on our planet is connected with the evolution of the cosmos
Heaven and hell by Carl Sagan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Are we causing catastrophic changes to the earth? Carl Sagan explores the Earth and the other planets in the solar system, to examine our stewardship of our planet
Who speaks for earth Sagan-Turner, a dialogue by Carl Sagan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historic television declaration of the urgent need for a planetary perspective to meet the madness of the nuclear arms race. Retraces the 15 billion-year journey from the Big Bang to the present -- a planet Earth infested with 60,000 nuclear weapons
Blues for a red planet Travellers' tales by Carl Sagan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Sagan explores the red planet, Mars, from its coverage in literature through the visits of the Viking spacecraft
Encyclopedia galactica Who speaks for Earth? ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Volume] XII : Scrutinizes a notorious UFO incident and the unsubstantiated theories of von Daniken. Explores the probable nature of intelligent civilizations in the universe and the means by which contact might be made. Notes that the "Rosetta Stone" for interstellar communication is likely to involve the laws of physics. At the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, Dr. Sagan programs the world's largest radio telescope to listen for signs of life on a distant star. [Volume] XIII : Dr. Carl Sagan reviews the ideas of cosmic evolution, the methodology of the scientific approach, and the limitations of our perceptions about the cosmos. Dr. Sagan also gives some cautionary warnings about the types of futures we face as a species and as a planet
 
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Sagan Productions
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