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The Poetry of Carl Sagan Set to Music

March 13, 2014, 8:32 PM
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If there was ever any dispute that Carl Sagan wasn't "only" an astronomer, astrophysicist, and cosmologist but a poet, this video solves it.

Sagan receives the "auto-tunes" treatment in this rhythmic compilation of his own words. The result? Pure poetry.

Brush up on your scientific knowledge in time for this Sunday's "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

       Image credit: Jeena Paradies/Flickr

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