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1. Carl Sagan has been called "The _______ of Science" for his ability to open people's minds to scientific exploration.
2. He wins a scholarship to the University of Chicago at age 16.
3. What year did he and Russian Astronomer I.S. Shklovsky publish their work entitled "Intelligent Life in the Universe"?
4. He was a correspondent for the television news program "60 Minutes" in 1978.
5. Which of these works won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1978?
6. Which of these magazine covers did Carl make it on to in October of 1980?
7. NASA honored Carl three different times. It was for his work on the planetary missions Voyager, Mariner, and __________.
8. He published the novel "Contact" in 1985. A movie of the same name was released in 1997. Who directed this movie?
9. Carl died on December 20, 1996 of what disease?
10. NASA launched its Pathfinder Mars Lander sixteen days before he passed away. As a tribute to him, they renamed it what?
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