Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space - Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan (1997)

REFERENCES

(a few citations and suggestions for further reading)

PLANETARY EXPLORATION IN GENERAL:

J. Kelly Beatty and Andrew Chaiken, editors, The New Solar System, third edition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990).

Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan, Astronomy Today (Englewood Cliffs, NT: Prentice Hall, 1993).

Esther C. Goddard, editor, The Papers of Robert H. Goddard (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970) (three volumes).

Ronald Greeley, Planetary Landscapes, second edition (New York: Chapman and Hall, 1994).

William J. Kaufmann III, Universe, fourth edition (New York: W. H. Freeman, 1993).

Harry Y. McSween, Jr., Stardust to Planets (New York: St. Martin’s, 1994).

Ron Miller and William K. Hartmann, The Grand Tour: A Traveler’s Guide to the Solar System, revised edition (New York: Workman, 1993).

David Morrison, Exploring Planetary Worlds (New York: Scientific American Books, 1993).

Bruce C. Murray, Journey to the Planets (New York: W.W. Norton, 1989).

Jay M. Pasachoff, Astronomy: From Earth to the Universe (New York: Saunders, 1993).

Carl Sagan, Cosmos (New York: Random House, 1980).

Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, The Call of the Cosmos (Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1960) (English translation).

CHAPTER 3, THE GREAT DEMOTIONS

John D. Barron and Frank J. Tipler, The Anthropic Cosmological Principle (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986).

A. Linde, Particle Physics and Inflationary Cosmology (Harwood Academy Publishers, 1991).

B. Stewart, “Science or Animism?,” Creation/Evolution, vol. 12, no. 1 (1992), pp. 18–19.

Steven Weinberg, Dreams of a Final Theory (New York: Vintage Books, 1994).

CHAPTER 4, A UNIVERSE NOT MADE FOR US

Brian Appleyard, Understanding the Present: Science and the Soul of Modern Man (London: Picador/Pan Books Ltd., 1992). Passages quoted appear, in order, on the following pages: 232, 27, 32, 19, 19, 27, 9, xiv, 137, 112-113, 206, 10, 239, 8, 8.

J. B. Bury, History of the Papacy in the 19th Century (New York: Schocken, 1964). Here, as in many other sources, the 1864 Syllabus is transcribed into its “positive” form (e.g., “Divine revelation is perfect”) rather than as part of a list of condemned errors (“Divine revelation is imperfect”).

CHAPTER 5, IS THERE INTELLIGENT LIFE ON EARTH?

Carl Sagan, W. R. Thompson, Robert Carlsson, Donald Gurnett, and Charles Hord, “A Search for Life on Earth from the Galileo Spacecraft,” Nature, vol. 365 (1993), pp. 715-721.

CHAPTER 7, AMONG THE MOONS OF SATURN

Jonathan Lunine, “Does Titan Have Oceans?,” American Scientist, vol. 82 (1994), pp. 134-144.

Carl Sagan, W. Reid Thompson, and Bishun N. Khare, “Titan: A Laboratory for Prebiological Organic Chemistry,” Accounts of Chemical Research, vol. 25 (1992), pp. 286-292.

J. William Schopf, Major Events in the History of Life (Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 1992).

CHAPTER 8, THE FIRST NEW PLANET

I. Bernard Cohen, “G. D. Cassini and the Number of the Planets,” in Nature, Experiment and the Sciences, Trevor Levere and W. R. Shea, editors (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1990).

CHAPTER 9, AN AMERICAN SHIP AT THE FRONTIERS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Murmurs of Earth, CD-ROM of the Voyager interstellar record, with introduction by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan (Los Angeles: Warner New Media, 1992), WNM 14022.

Alexander Wolszczan, “Confirmation of Earth-Mass Planets Orbiting the Millisecond Pulsar PSR B1257 + 12,” Science, vol. 264 (1994), pp. 538-542.

CHAPTER 12, THE GROUND MELTS

Peter Cattermole, Venus: The Geological Survey (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994).

Peter Francis, Volcanoes: A Planetary Perspective (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993).

CHAPTER 13, THE GIFT OF APOLLO

Andrew Chaikin, A Man on the Moon (New York: Viking, 1994).

Michael Collins, Liftoff (New York: Grove Press, 1988).

Daniel Deudney, “Forging Missiles into Spaceships,” World Policy Journal, vol. 2, no. 2 (Spring 1985), pp. 271-303.

Harry Hurt, For All Mankind (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988).

Richard S. Lewis, The Voyages of Apollo: The Exploration of the Moon (New York: Quadrangle, 1974).

Walter A. McDougall, The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age (New York: Basic Books, 1985).

Alan Shepherd, Deke Slayton et al., Moonshot (Atlanta: Hyperion, 1994).

Don E. Wilhelms, To a Rocky Moon: A Geologist’s History of Lunar Exploration (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1993).

CHAPTER 14, EXPLORING OTHER WORLDS AND PROTECTING THIS ONE

Kevin W. Kelley, editor, The Home Planet (Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1988).

Carl Sagan and Richard Turco, A Path Where No Man Thought: Nuclear Winter and the End of the Arms Race (New York: Random House, 1990).

Richard Turco, Earth Under Siege: Air Pollution and Global Change (New York: Oxford University Press, in press).

CHAPTER 15, THE GATES OF THE WONDER WORLD OPEN

Victor R. Baker, The Channels of Mars (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1982).

Michael H. Carr, The Surface of Mars (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981).

H. H. Kieffer, B. M. Jakosky, C. W. Snyder, and M. S. Matthews, editors, Mars (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1992).

John Noble Wilford, Mars Beckons: The Mysteries, the Challenges, the Expectations of Our Next Great Adventure in Space (New York: Knopf, 1990).

CHAPTER 18, THE MARSH OF CAMARINA

Clark R. Chapman and David Morrison, “Impacts on the Earth by Asteroids and Comets: Assessing the Hazard,” Nature, vol. 367 (1994), pp. 33-40.

A. W. Harris, G. Canavan, C. Sagan, and S. J. Ostro, “The Deflection Dilemma: Use vs. Misuse of Technologies for Avoiding Interplanetary Collision Hazards,” in Hazards Due to Asteroids and Comets, T. Gehrels, editor (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1994).

John S. Lewis and Ruth A. Lewis, Space Resources: Breaking the Bonds of Earth (New York: Columbia University Press, 1987).

C. Sagan and S. J. Ostro, “Long-Range Consequences of Interplanetary Collision Hazards,” Issues in Science and Technology (Summer 1994), pp. 67-72.

CHAPTER 19, REMAKING THE PLANETS

J. D. Bernal, The World, the Flesh, and the Devil (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1969; first edition, 1929).

James B. Pollack and Carl Sagan, “Planetary Engineering,” in J. Lewis and M. Matthews, editors, Near-Earth Resources (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1992).

CHAPTER 20, DARKNESS

Frank Drake and Dava Sobel, Is Anyone Out There? (New York: Delacorte, 1992).

Paul Horowitz and Carl Sagan, “Project META: A Five-Year All-Sky Narrowband Radio Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence,” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 415 (1992), pp. 218-235.

Thomas R. McDonough, The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1987).

Carl Sagan, Contact: A Novel (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985).

CHAPTER 21, TO THE SKY!

J. Richard Gott III, “Implications of the Copernican Principle for Our Future Prospects,” Nature, vol. 263 (1993), pp. 315-319.

CHAPTER 22, TIPTOEING THROUGH THE MILKY WAY

I. A. Crawford, “Interstellar Travel: A Review for Astronomers,” Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 31 (1990), p. 377.

I. A. Crawford, “Space, World Government, and ‘The End of History,’ ” Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, vol. 46 (1993), pp. 415-420.

Freeman J. Dyson, The World, the Flesh, and the Devil (London: Birkbeck College, 1972).

Ben R. Finney and Eric M. Jones, editors, Interstellar Migration and the Human Experience (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985).

Francis Fukuyama, The End of History and the Last Man (New York: The Free Press, 1992).

Charles Lindholm, Charisma (Oxford: Blackwell, 1990). The comment on the need for a telos is in this book.

Eugene F. Mallove and Gregory L. Matloff, The Starflight Handbook (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1989).

Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan, Comet (New York: Random House, 1985).