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Contact - Carl Sagan
Contact
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In 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 predicts its future -- and our own.
In 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 predicts its future -- and our own.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780671004101 (0671004107)
ASIN: 671004107
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 434
Edition language: English
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Contact / Carl Sagan
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...
Books 'n Stuff
Books 'n Stuff rated it
0.0 Contact
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. ...
Farnaz
Farnaz rated it
4.0 Contact
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...
Pablos czytelnik
Pablos czytelnik rated it
3.0 Carl Sagan - "Kontakt"
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...
Jill
Jill rated it
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...
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