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Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.

Characters

Carl Sagan - This astronomer is the author of Pale Blue Dot.

Scientists - The main "heroes" of Pale Blue Dot.

Theologians - The author presents this group as standing in the way of technological and moral progress.

God - The author emphasizes that this individual appears not to have designed the universe.

Galileo Galilei - This astronomer publicized the idea that the Earth revolves around the sun and was punished with permanent house arrest as a result.

Kuiper - This astronomer was the author's graduate adviser and friend.

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