Murmurs of Earth: The Voyager Interstellar Record

Murmurs of Earth: The Voyager Interstellar Record

Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, Timothy Ferris, F. D. Drake, Jon Lomberg, Linda Salzman Sagan


In 1977, extraodinary spacecraft referred to as Voyager have been introduced to the celebrities. Affixed to every Voyager craft used to be a gold-coated copped phonograph list as a message to attainable extra-terrestrial civilizations that will come across the spacecraft in a few far-off house and time. every one checklist contained 118 images of our planet; virtually ninety mins of the world's maximum tune; an evolutionary audio essay on "The Sounds of Earth"; and greetings in virtually sixty human languages (and one whale language). This booklet is an account, written by means of these mainly liable for the contents of the Voyager checklist, of why they did it, how they chose the repertoire, and accurately what the list comprises.

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