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Posts tagged Carl Sagan

July 6, 2012

 

two male mallards fighting to mate with a female

Sex And Violence

Have you ever stopped to wonder why sex and violence so often go hand in hand?

August 31, 2004

 

What’s It Like There?

Ever wonder what it's like on other planets? On this Moment of Science, find out what it's like on Mercury.

February 11, 2004

 

The Lithic Principle

Is it true that if the laws of nature were changed even a little bit, there would be no people in the universe? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

What’s That in the Sky?

In his book Cosmos, the late scientist Carl Sagan talks about the way in which the earth is regularly struck by material from outer space. These collisions with space debris can be minor–as in a shooting star on a summer night–or amazingly destructive, as in the collision that probably killed off the dinosaurs. Thankfully, the […]

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