Intellect. Brain. Space sciences. Brain. Extraterrestrial Environment. Science. Intelligence. Cerveau. Sciences spatiales. Sciences -- MÈthodologie. Broca, Paul, 1824-1880. Broca, Paul, 1824-1880.
xv, 347 p.
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. -319) and index. Carl Sagan. Book
LC: BF431; Dewey: 128/.2; NLM: Q 171 S129b 1979
ISBN: 0394501691; 9780394501697 LCCN: 78-21810
Review copy - uncorrected proof
Explorers various aspects of several fields of science and examines the role of the intellect in scientific achievement.