THE LAST WORDS OF A MAN WHO WARNED ABOUT IGNORANCE AND POWER, WORDS WHICH NOW ARE MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER: SAGAN’s LAST INTERVIEW WITH CHARLIE ROSE AIRED ON MAY 1996.

“We’ve arranged a society on science and technology in which nobody understands anything about science and technology, and this combustible mixture of ignorance and power sooner or later is going to blow up in our faces…”

Astronomer Dr. Carl Sagan, who invented the `message from earth disc’ which was attached to the Pioneer 10 probe and included mathematical and astronomical symbols believed to be understandable to any extraterrestrial civilization. (Photo by Evelyn Hofer//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
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