Carl Sagan + Stamp = Cool

The inimitable David Pescovitz at BoingBoing discovered today that "the Sagan Appreciation Society is petitioning the US Postal Service to issue a postage stamp honoring astronomer and science writer Carl Sagan." Personally, I'm entirely for it. I grew up -- as did Sean -- on episodes of Cosmos. And while the movie Contact was fun, the book was simply divine.

The bad news: we'll have to wait a bit for the petition. Apparently the 'Society hasn't put it together yet. We'll keep an eye out and let you know when to sign on the line.

The Petition Site (Under Construction) [Sagan Appreciation Society]
Scientist's Fans Push For Stamp [Ithaca Journal]

2 Responses to "Carl Sagan + Stamp = Cool"
  1. Dave says:

    Do I need to get Billlllions and Billllions of them?

  2. Chuck says:

    Yes. Yes, you do. 🙂

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