Broca’s brain : reflections on the romance of science


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Sagan, Carl


Keyword(s):
Intellect. Brain. Space sciences. Brain. Extraterrestrial Environment. Science. Intelligence. Cerveau. Sciences spatiales. Sciences -- MÈthodologie. Broca, Paul, 1824-1880. Broca, Paul, 1824-1880.


Year:
1979


Pages:
xv, 347 p.


Publisher:
Random House


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
4493944


Label:
Box 13


Notes:
24 cm. In praise of science and technology. -Night walkers and mystery mongers: sense and nonsense at the edge of science. Astral projection. Precognitive dreams. -White dwarfs and little green men. -Venus and Dr. Velikovsky. -Science fiction -- a personal view. -The sun's family. -Experiments in space. -In defense of robots. -The past and future of American astronomy. -The quest for extraterrestrial intelligence. Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-319) and index. Carl Sagan. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: BF431; Dewey: 128/.2; NLM: Q 171 S129b 1979


ISBN:
ISBN: 0394501691; 9780394501697 LCCN: 78-21810


Edition:
1st


Research notes:
Review copy - uncorrected proof


Abstract:
Explorers various aspects of several fields of science and examines the role of the intellect in scientific achievement.


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