Library of Congress obtains astronomer Carl Sagan’s personal papers

The life of Carl Sagan now fills the tabletops of two vast rooms in the Madison Building of the Library of Congress. The life arrived at the building’s loading dock on 41 pallets containing 798 boxes.
Sagan famously talked about billions of stars and billions of galaxies, and it appears that he saved roughly that many pieces of paper.
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Library of Congress obtains astronomer Carl Sagan’s personal papers

The life of Carl Sagan now fills the tabletops of two vast rooms in the Madison Building of the Library of Congress. The life arrived at the building’s loading dock on 41 pallets containing 798 boxes.

Sagan famously talked about billions of stars and billions of galaxies, and it appears that he saved roughly that many pieces of paper.

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