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Carl Sagan Day on November 7th

Bad Astronomy has the details on the newly minted Carl Sagan Day being celebrated tomorrow, November 7th. Carl Sagan's birthday is the 9th of November (don't ask me about the discrepancy) and he would have been 75 this year. Broward College in Florida is holding a celebration with a number of interesting speakers (Bad Astronomy's Phil Plait, for one) in attendance.

Sagan was a pioneer of skepticism and science advocation. Though he exists as a passing comment in any number of conversations, I only recently caught the inspiration to start reading his written works. There are quite a few so I imagine I'll be a while... ]