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14. Comment #464067 by weavehole

Sorry to spoil your fantasy but iirc Sagan was very proud of the fact that he didn't know any constellations.

Except maybe Orion. Everyone knows that one.


Naah, I doubt that. Sagan had a doctorate in astronomy. I don't think you can dedicate your life to the subject and not know your way around the night sky.

And he might not have been particularly fond of astrology but if my memory of Cosmos serves me right, he had a bit of a soft spot for the multitude of names that different cultures gave the constellations.

He might just have been reading off a script though.

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 11:45:00 UTC | #444248