fyp-science: MUST READ: Contact by Carl Sagan “We all have a...



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Contact by Carl Sagan

“We all have a thirst for wonder. It’s a deeply human quality. Science and religion are both bound up with it. What I’m saying is, you don’t have to make stories up, you don’t have to exaggerate. There’s wonder and awe enough in the real world. Nature’s a lot better at inventing wonders than we are.”

Science fiction is one of the most compelling genres due to its ominous nature and its self-fulfilling prophecies. Although most authors use their imagination and research to speak about scientific and psychological aspects of humanity, but few have an impressive background, which supports their ideals. Enter Carl Sagan, an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, and astrobiologist. Contact’s premise is simple, yet brilliant: What will happen when humanity realizes they’re not alone?

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