Cosmos : The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation

Description

* 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.

Details

Author(s)
Carl Sagan
Format
Paperback | 416 pages
Dimensions
129 x 200 x 28mm | 328g
Publication date
11 Aug 1983
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint
Abacus
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition statement
Repr.
ISBN10
0349107033
ISBN13
9780349107035
Bestsellers rank
4,112