Pulitzer Prize-winner Carl Sagan imagines the greatest adventure of all... the discovery of an advanced civilization in the depths of space. 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,... show more
Pulitzer Prize-winner Carl Sagan imagines the greatest adventure of all... the discovery of an advanced civilization in the depths of space. 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 predict its future-- and our own.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 28th 1997
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 580
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
Contact. The first contact with a non-human intelligence, beaming information at Earth from somewhere in the vicinity of the star Vega. I was reminded strongly of Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001, a Space Odyssey and also his Rendezvous with Rama. Sagan and Clarke were both very familiar with the political m...
Synopsis: A radio astronomer at a remote observatory makes a discovery of alien proportions. I wrote out a whole review about this book....and then my connection gave out when I hit post...because I'm cabled in tonight and FUCK. So I'm rewriting this again and trying to figure out what I wrote. ...
This book will be mine! I said. when I first spotted it. Fantastic read. The agency called SETI, Search for Extraterrestrial intelligence, after many years of active looking into the space at last found aliens on the Star, Vega. The scientists checked thousand times. They made no mistake. They A...
Z uczuciem lekkiego wstydu i przykrością dołączę do tych czytelników, którzy nad książkę Carla Sagana przedkładają film z Jodie Foster. Tak, tak, wiem, sam to mawiam co jakiś czas: film nigdy nie będzie lepszy od książki! Jasne, jednak w tym wypadku nie chodzi tyle o to, co jest lepsze, a zwyczajnie...
Contact is not only one of the most religious science fiction books I’ve ever read but also one of the most religious books I’ve ever read, period. In Carl Sagan’s only work of fiction, the story is a mere backbone, a structure upon which Sagan can explore what he truly wants to explore, that is, th...